Needle Rock View Point

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panoramic view

Needle Rock View Point is a tourist spot in Gudalur, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. Where the Gudalur is located 51 km on the west of Ooty and the Needle Rock viewpoint is about 8 km from Gudalur on the way of Gudalur-Ooty National Highway-67. One Kilo metre trek is required to reach this view point from the main road. The view point gives you a 360 degree view. Wilson Pine plantations, Frog Hill, Kokkal Hill, Rockwood hills, Silver Cloud Tea Estatates, Gudalur Town and the Mudumalai Forest can be seen from this view point. The peak near the view point is known as Oosi malai and gets its name from its conical shape. The word Oosi malai originated from Tamil Language. Oosi means needle; Malai means Mountain. [1][2][3][4]

Sunset View

It is a shooting range for many of the Tamil films. Needle Rock View Point is visibly seen in Chinna Poove Mella Pesu, a popular Tamil film.

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  2. ^ "GUDALUR". Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Needle Rock Point". Retrieved 29 September 2011.
  4. ^ "ABOUT MUNICIPALITYt". Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.