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Kurinji Andavar Temple

#Temple in Kodaikanal

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.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
0.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
6871 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
10.2514920°N, 77.4967909°E
Distance from Kodaikanal city center to Kurinji Andavar Temple
-- km
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Read traveller's reviews about Kurinji Andavar Temple..

Overall Rating:4.3

  '4' out of 5
"Nice place, but in Season days traffic will be heavy and No Parking places for Four Wheelers.So visit this place in morning Time(7:00-9:00AM) to avoid struck on traffic. In here you can see long view of Palani Murugan Temple. Get Religious touch and start your journey around Kodaikanal... Good luck😊 "
  '4' out of 5
"Used to be a pretty open place, but now shops are taken over 😢 but the temple is getting renovated and looks awesome!"
  '5' out of 5
"popular temple in kodaikanal,most of family tourist visit whenever thy visit koadaikanal....."
  '2' out of 5
"Not worth a place. If you are coming here for a religious reason then I have nothing to say. But I really didn't like the way the drivers have made this a tourist attraction. There is nothing to see. Even the temple is new. "
  '4' out of 5
"Very famous temple in kodaikanal....v can see it from palani..."

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