Gobi or Gobichettipalayam (கோபிசெட்டிபாளையம் in Tamil) is a Municipality in Erode District of Tamil Nadu state, India. A major part of present Gobichettipalayam was previously known as Veerapandi Gramam, and documents and records still use that name. Gobichettipalayam is an important city in the North- Western part of Erode District and is Taluk Head Quarters too. It is situated at 213m above M.S.L. It is about 35 km from District headquarters.
The city which is a Selection Grade Municipality, Extends over an area of 7.5 sq.k.m. covering the whole of Veerapandi village and parts of Lakkampatti and Modachur villages. The town serves as an important source of supply for agricultural in-puts and implements to the adjoining areas.
Previously Gobichettipalayam was under Coimbatore District i.e. Before the bifurcation of Erode district from the Coimbatore district, Gobichettipalayam was a taluk of Coimbatore District. Now Gobichettipalayam is the headquarters of the Gobichettipalayam Revenue Division , Taluk, Education District and Registration District. Gobichettipalayam is also called as 'Chinna Kodambakkam' or 'Mini Kollywood' because of the film shooting that take place here. Many films in Tamil and other languages have been shot here in Gobichettipalayam and its surroundings.Contents Tourism and Attractions
Bhavani Sagar Dam
Arulmigu Kondathu Kaliamman Temple, Pariyur
Arulmigu Amarapaneeswarar Temple, Pariyur
Arulmigu Adinarayana Swamy Temple, Pariyur
Arulmigu Balamurugan Temple, Pachaimalai
Arulmigu Muthukumaraswamy Temple, Pavalamalai
Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, Bannari
Arulmigu Adinarayana Swamy Temple
Arulmigu Eswaran Temple
Arulmigu Saratha Mariamman Temple
Arulmigu Kamkshi Amman Temple
Arulmigu Hanumantharaya Swamy Temple
Arulmigu Ayyapa Swamy Temple
Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple
Arulmigu Suyambu Makaaliamman Temple , Pudukaraipudur
Gobichettipalayam was named after...