For the ardent pilgrims in Kodaikanal, the famous shrine of Kurunji Andavar Temple is a paradise on Earth. The name translates to the God of the Hills, dedicated to Lord Muruga. The temple located amidst undulating terrains gives out exceptional natural beauty. It is one of the most revered places in Kodaikanal, preferred by all tourists.
The place is associated with the famous Kurunji flower - a blue beauty that blossoms only once in every 12 years. Innumerable number of flowers carpet the hill sides of the temple, adding to the charm of the temple. You can get amazing views of the Palani and Vaigai Dam from the summit of the hill temple. You can visit the temple in the month of May when the Summer Festival is celebrated. You can come across countless number of tourists flocking the temple premises, to seek the God's blessings.