Discover Salem's best things to do
No matter what brings you to India, Radisson Salem helps you make the most of your journey with easy access to attractions like Paravasa Ulagam and Hogenakkal Falls, “the Niagara of India.” Travel northward to Yercaud Hills for stunning botanical gardens and the annual flower show, or drive 100 kilometres south for a day trip to Kolli Hills, a mountainous region known for its lush landscapes. If you prefer to relax near the hotel, plan a picnic at Panamarathupatti Lake or see the newest film at ARRS Multiplex. Here on business? Salem IT Park is just one kilometre away.
- ARRS Multiplex (4 km)
Popular with both locals and visitors, this five-screen movie theatre showcases the best in national and international cinema.
Phone: +91 427-404-0511
- Paravasa Ulagam (16 km)
Escape the heat at this family-friendly theme park near Mallur with multiple water rides, swimming pools and adrenaline-boosting roller coasters.
Phone: +91 427-242-2318
Essential day trips
- Mettur Dam (50 km)
Also known as Stanley Reservoir, this Kaveri River dam is one of the oldest and largest in India. Pack a lunch and watch the colourful birds as you sit on the riverbank.
- Hogenakkal Falls (90 km)
This 65-foot-tall waterfall is often referred to as “the Niagara of India” and offers breathtaking views of the countryside. Go for a swim, take a boat ride down the river or enjoy a massage by a professional massage therapist.
- Kolli Hills (100 km)
The tallest peak along this flat-topped mountain range reaches 1,421 metres high, providing nature enthusiasts with excellent views of nearby forests, temples and water features.
Other points of interest
- 1008 Lingam Temple (15 km)
This serene Hindu temple complex is one of Salem’s top tourist attractions. Count all 1008 linga, representing the Lord Shiva, and don’t miss the massive statue of Lord Ganesha.
- Panamarathupatti Lake (15 km)
Situated just outside the village of Panamarathupatti near the suburbs of Salem, this natural lake spans an area of 500 acres.
- Yercaud Hills (30 km)
Just north of the hotel is Yercaud, a region known for its natural beauty. Hike to Kiliyur Falls, walk around the botanical gardens and try your hand at the treetop ropes course.
- Calvary Assembly of God
- The Church at Anayampatti
- Infant Jesus Cathedral
- Al-Amin Masjid
- Jama Masjid
- Meltheru and Keeltheru Mosques
- Kottai Perumal Kovil
- Mariamman Temple, Gugai
- Mariamman Temple Shevapet
- Namakkal Sri Anjaneyar Temple
- Oothu Malai Siddhar Cave Temple
- Siddhar Kovil Temple
- Skandasramam Murugan Temple
- Sri Kodandapani Ramar Temple, Ayodhyapattinam
- Sri Kottai Mariamman Temple
- Sugavaneshwarar Temple
- Tharamangalam Kailasanathar Temple