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1. Toy train

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The toy train also known as the Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train is a major attraction of all Ooty tourist destinations. Launched in the year 1899, it continues to attract its visitors with the best views of forests, tunnels, ravines, fog and birds bestowed on them. Rated as one of the most visited Ooty tourist destinations, this toy train ride is a must for all travelers.

2. Ooty Lake

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If you are fond of riding the huge lake, Ooty has got your back. Home to some amazing and luminous lakes, Ooty is a hub for all water lovers. The most famous of them, being Ooty Lake, it is an irregular 'L' shaped artificial lake. It was created by artificially damaging the currents flowing through the hill station by Ooty founder John Sullivan. Definitely a gem in places of Ooty, this lake is most famous among tourists, which is the best place to visit in Ooty.

3. Ooty Botanical Garden

One of the best places to visit in Ooty Ooty is the most attractive pick in the list of tourist destinations, this botanical garden is a treat for all nature lovers. It tolerates some amazing plants that attract horticultural lovers from all over the country to see only rare species of plants. In 1848 botanical gardens were prepared and maintained by the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department. With a variety of stunning varieties of flowers, ferns and orchids, the gardens are a sight to behold. It is one of the best places for all nature lovers to visit Ooty.

4. Ooty Rose Garden

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One of the best locations in Ooty, the garden is in charge of conducting the best flower show and has the highest rose production in the country. The roses that grow here are lovely and have great market value. Does this place not figure in the list of top places to visit in Ooty, along with the list of places where you are not filling your mind?

5. Thread Garden

The thread garden of Ooty is filled with some of the most beautiful collections of artificial flowers and plants that have all been created using only threads by skilled artists. Antony Joseph is the mastermind behind the concept and has worked continuously for 12 years to conceptualize his idea.

6. Doddabetta Peak

The highest peak in the region of Ooty, the Dodbetta peak is 2,623 meters above sea level. One of the most impressive options in the list of Ooty tourist destinations, Dodabetta peak breathes fresh air into your body, making you feel amazing from the tip of your peak.

7. Dolphin's Nose

A natural site, it is a raised rock that looks like a dolphin's nose. It is an award venue for trekking opportunities. You can capture some stunning shots from the tip of the dolphin's nose, making it one of the best places for all photographers and travelers to travel in Ooty.

8. Kalahatti Falls

These falls are also known as 'Bird Watchers Paradise'. The place is great for short trips and picnics as it is of a quiet and serene environment around. Freshwater lake is also an important attraction of Belikkal, which is one of the favorite places to visit in Ooty!

9. Panna Lake

Emerald Lake is located in an area called Silent Valley. It is one of the favorite places in Ooty for picnics and fishing. The lake is also surrounded by heaps of tea gardens with wonderful tea products. Another beautiful lake in the city of Ooty, Emerald Lake holds the record for being the second best lake among the Ooty tourist destinations.

10. Tiger Hill:

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Among the popular places in Ooty This hill is located to the east of Ooty and towards the lower end of the Doddabetta peak. It is located at a distance of 6 km from the main city and is full of treks. Tiger Hill is the perfect place to visit Ooty for those who are fond of trekking and hiking, and a little adventure on their journey.