February 14, 2015

Moir Point - Kodaikanal

Site Name: Moir Point
Site Type: Hill station, View Point
Location: Outskirts of Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: An important view-point in Kodaikanal
Nearest Railway Station: Kodai Road 
Nearest Airport: Madurai 
How to reach: Well connected by road from Kodaikanal town
Hotel: A lot of options are available in Kodaikanal and Dindigul; no option to stay in Berijam Lake unless you could get a special permission to stay in forest house
Restaurants: All options - vegetarian and non vegetarian; North Indian, Chinese, South Indian, etc. in Kodaikanal; no notable option near Berijam Lake


Kodaikanal is one of the most popular summer destinations of India. Thousands and thousands of travelers visit this popular hillstation named as 'Princess of hillstations'. It is located near Dindigul in Tamil Nadu state of India. After Ooty, it is the most visited hill resorts in Tamil Nadu. There are many interesting tourist attractions in Kodaikanal. Moir Point is one among those destinations. Let us explore that place in this article. 

Moir Point is located at the entrance of the forest that extends to the beautiful Berijam Lake. It is one of the important view-points in Kodaikanal. The site is named after Sir Thomas Moir who began the construction of the Goschen Road in 1929 CE. This road joins the Kodaikanal - Berijam Lake here. There is a monument mentioning this stands in this site.

Moir Point is one of highly crowded places in Kodaikanal thanks to the best views of the valleys offered from here. People who enter into Berijam Lake area do not miss this scenic view-point.

Happy travelling. 

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