Coimbatore Central Prison is a prison located in Coimbatore, India. The Prison was constructed during the year 1872 . It is located in an area comprising 167.76 acres (0.6789 km2). The prison is authorized to accommodate 2208 prisoners. The freedom fighter V.O. Chidambaram Pillai was confined in this Prison during the freedom struggle from 9 July 1908 to 1 December 1910.