Located in the Coimbatore district of the state Tamil Nadu, Pollachi is an exquisite tourist destination which is widely known as Porul Achi. The pleasant climatic conditions of the town captivate tourists to spend their vacations in the city. It is ranked as the second largest town of the state after Corporation of Coimbatore and is just 40 Kms from Coimbatore. The city is widely famous for Jaggery, vegetable market, and its iron market.
The Jaggery Market of Pollachi is one of the biggest Markets in Asia and the cattle market of Pollachi is considered as the largest in southern India. It is also a famous commercial area in the field of agricultural products and cattle. The city is a key producer of vegetables especially coconuts and tomatoes. Products such as Coconuts, copra and tender coconuts are exported in all over India from Pollachi. Pollachi travel guide is full of references to the religious places. The famous holy destinations of the city include Alagunachi Amman Temple, Pollachi Ayyappan Temple, Subramania Swamy Thirukoil and Sulakkal Mariamman Thirukoil etc.
The place also outshines in the field of film industry and is a famous shooting place in South India. It is believed that over 1500 movies are shot in Pollachi.