Facilities in the vicinity
There are several Government hospital facilities in Vadavalli in the Allopathic, Ayurvedic and Homeopathy sectors. Besides there are private and specialty hospitals and general hospitals like Vallalar Hospital in Mullainagar, Sukam Speciality Centre, Sree Subiksha Nursing Home, Kangu Naadu hospital, Arokiya Hospital, Aroghya Nursing Home, Akilesh Orthopaedics Hospital, Anjaneya Dental Hospital, Pavitra Nature & Yoga Hospital, Sree Lavanya Hospital, Sree Abishek Hospitals, etc.
There are branches of all major Banks in India, like State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Corporation Bank, South Indian Bank, The Federal Bank, Karur Vysya Bank , HDFC Bank, City Union Bank and Indian Bank.
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), 6 km from the site, with over 7500 students, is a leading agro-technology provider of India and its graduates are recognized throughout the world. TNAU was established as a separate university on June 1, 1971. It is recognized as the finest agricultural university in South India. It had its genesis in the establishment of an agricultural school at Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, in 1868 and was later relocated on the Lawley Road, Coimbatore in 1905. It is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architectural traditions.
Bharatiar University was formed in 1982 with its nucleus as the Postgraduate Centre of the University of Madras functioning in Coimbatore and the recognition from the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, was received in 1985. It lies at the foothills of Maruthamalai in a sprawling campus of one thousand acres, at a distance of 3.5 km. The University has 85 affiliated institutions (73 Arts and Science Colleges, 2 Colleges of Education, 8 Management Institutions, 1 Air Force Administration College and 1 College of Physical Education). There are also 19 Research Institutes of the State and Central Governments, which are recognised by this University for research purposes. Altogether, the University caters to the educational needs of about 150, 000 Students and Research Scholars.
Started by the British, the Forest College is one of the oldest of its kind in the country. It is situated 12.5 km from the site. The college museum has preserved fossils of plants and animals, dead specimens of plants and animals of rare variety and a special advisory counter offering service to promote businesses related to plant husbandry.
There are several other centres of learning in Coimbatore City, like Anna University of Technology, Avinashilingam University, Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham Deemed University, Karunya University, Karpagam University and several research institutes. There are about fifty engineering colleges including the Government College of Technology, PSG College of Technology, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, etc. Various other centres of higher learning like the Park School of Aeronautical Sciences, Coimbatore Aeronautical College, Government Law College, Medical Colleges including Coimbatore Medical College and PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, several Nursing Colleges and MBA institutions.
At Vadavalli, there are several Government and private institutions that cater to the needs of general, higher and technical education. Here are some of them:
- Delhi Public School
- Chinmaya Vidyalaya
- S.V. Nagar Vidhyalaya Matriculation School
- Sri Ramalinga Sowdambigai College
- Marudhamalai Devasthanam Higher Secondary School
- PSBB Millennium School
- Chavara Vidya Bhavan
- Time Kids Play School
- Apple Kids Play School
- Future Kids Play School
Places of worship
There are famous Hindu temples and pilgrim places and places of worship of other religions in the vicinity of Vadavalli. The atmosphere of religious tolerance and amity among the residents of this place is all pervasive and quite commendable.
About 6 km away, on the slopes of the Western Ghats, is the renowned Murugan temple of Maruthamalai, where thousands come on pilgrimage, especially for Thai Poosam in January. Approximately 9 km away, on the banks of the Noyyal River, is another popular temple, the Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple, with a Swayamboo Lingam and great showcases of Dravidian architecture.
Here are some places of worship in and around Vadavalli:
- Aralmigu Sakthi Vinayagar Temple
- Arulmigu Kalyana Murugan Temple
- Karupparayan Temple
- Kattu Viayagar Temple
- Muthu Mariyamman Temple
- Shri Salethi Muthu Mariyamman
- Sree Sakthi Vinayakar Temple
- Sri Kalivasatharaja Temple
- Sri Kamachiamman Temple
- Sri Mariamman Temple
- Sri Saththi Vinayakar Temple
- Veeramalli Amman Temple
- Wanthiswalar Temple
- Sree Muthappan Madappura Temple
There are several churches in and around Vadavalli including the following:
- Mercy Mission Church
- St Antony's Church
- Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
- Patmos Prayer House
- Peniel Church
- St. John De Britto Church
There are several mosques in the vicinity of Vadavalli including the Ahle Sunnath Dakhni Jamaath Mosque or Tipu Sultan Mosque, Idayarpalayam, built in 1860
There is a famous Jain Temple, the Vimalnath Jain Temple in Coimbatore city.
There is the Gurudwara Singh Sabha catering to the religious needs of the Sikhs in Coimbatore City
From the site, Coimbatore International Airport is at a distance of 20.8 km and the major Railway Junction is at a distance of 11. 5 km. There are several buses plying on the two main roads passing near the site. One is Thondamuthur road which lies half-a kilometre away and the other is Maruthamalai road which lies about one kilometre away. There are several call taxi car services and auto-rikshaws are always available at Vadavalli bus terminus at about 2.8 km away.