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Address: Kuringi Andavar Temple Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India

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Temple of Lord Murugan

We visited Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal in the morning. This is a famous shrine dedicated to Lord Muruga. In Tamil literature Kurinji means 'hill region' and Andavar means... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal in the morning. This is a famous shrine dedicated to Lord Muruga. In Tamil literature Kurinji means 'hill region' and Andavar means 'God'. Hence Lord Muruga is referred as 'God of hill'. This temple is associated with the Kurinji flowers, which carpets at hill sides and blooms once in 12 years. We made photography... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we visited, the place was going through renovation. There weren't too many people inside the temple. However, the view outside the temple is quite good. Can visit this place once and also visit the Chettiar Park nearby.

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The temple was being repainted and renovated for Kumbabhishekam to be held soon...Lord Muruga stands in a majestic manner, blesses and protects the devotees...lovely temple..calm and quiet...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a small but nice temple. Lord Murugan is the main deity of the temple. There are a lot of Kurunji flower plants in the temple area. There is a nice view point outside the temple.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a clear day you can see Palani and valleys around Kodai. The temple is atop a peak. Further from Chettiar Park. Club these together.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Planned to visit this place on the last day of our trip. Its a temple devoted to Lord kartik. Palani hill view is just beside the temple. It was a nice experience.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small temple located in kodai is a must visit of spiritual people. Lots muruga who is the kurinji andavar ( lord of mountain) abundantly bless us. Also palani andavar view point is there with shopping for hand craft products near temple. Must visit..

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Kodaikanal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kurinji Andavar Temple is set away from the hubbub of the tourist town of Kodaikanal - a distance of 4 km. There are a few periods in the year (such as late April and the month of May) when the temple gets crowded; otherwise it is one of the most peaceful temple ambiences I have experienced. The presiding deity... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple is located at a distance of just more than one hundred metres from the Chettiiar Park. It is a vantage point from where one can see the great expanse of the valley. One advantage is that it is not much frequented by travellers. You will love it if you prefer calm and serene atmosphere. Better club it with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Its a very nice location and tourist spot, a lot of peoples visit this place and its very good place for photo shoot. Very calm and quite atmosphere in the temple. Valley view here is a memorable one.

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