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Kurinji Andavar Temple

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Address: Kodaikanal, Kodaikanal, India

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Must Spiritual place to visit

You feel a beautiful spiritual moment once you entered into this lord Murugan Temple... Good Climate. Lovable Breeze Air. Awesome Sight seeing

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Dilip G
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Mumbai
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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

You feel a beautiful spiritual moment once you entered into this lord Murugan Temple... Good Climate. Lovable Breeze Air. Awesome Sight seeing

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is considered to be a very important hindu temple by the locals.. The view behind the temple is good.. A temple on the lap of nature!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Palani view was not visible due to heavy mist. For hindus it is worth visiting this temple. For people of Kodaikanal, this temple seems to be an important one

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This temple was small and cute, well maintained. It was peaceful to sit inside and relax for few minutes, I was also informed that we could see the Palani temple, but due to mist I wasnt lucky!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

one who goes to kodaikanal must visit the temple . this temple is in the outer of the city , friends please spend time in this temple

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Located on the top of the hill it has an all round scenic beauty.Kurinji is a flower which blooms once in 12 years & last blooming was in 2006 .So next blooming is due only in 2018

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Navi Mumbai, India
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Located approximately 3 km away from Kodaikanal Lake, Kurinji Andavar Temple is one of Kodaikanal's most revered places of worship. Built under the patronisation of Leelavathi Ramanathan in the year 1936, this temple is dedicated to the 'God of the Hills'- Lord Muruga. The beautiful surroundings, characterised by undulating forest-covered terrains, exude immense natural beauty. From the temple site, you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a rather small temple and a lot of it re-constructed. The original temple must have been much smaller as evidenced by the old rock pillars. The newly built pillars have expanded the temple area. Nothing special here to see unless you are the religious type. You can get some views of the far away Palani hills.

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Erode, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The temple has the famous Kurunji flower which blooms only once in 12 years. I got to plan my trip the next time it blooms.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You will feel the fresh divine atmosphere in the temple. Of corse you have to believe in the divine for that.

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