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Address: Kuringi Andavar Temple Road, Kodaikanal 624101, India

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A good place for worship

If you visit Kodai, you should not miss visiting Kurinji Andavar temple which is a very ancient one. They have renovated the place well

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is lovely temple located on a very beautiful and scenic place. Palani can be seen from here. The temple is very old and nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small temple but very beautiful. Very serene and peaceful. The deities are beautiful and viewing them in reverence brings hope and joy to the mind. Must visit. Very clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Kodai, you should not miss visiting Kurinji Andavar temple which is a very ancient one. They have renovated the place well

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Thrissur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

view from kurinji temple is super. nice temple. from kurinji temple we can see palani hills. very silent place...

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

Nice temple to visit, we went there in the morning and the view of Palani from here was great. Nice temple with lot of Kurunji plants. Even though the temple is small, It was very calm in the morning and our dharshan was great. Try to visit in the morning or in the evening time.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is little away from kodai lake. but very peaceful and serene location. calmness of temple is mesmerizing. Some renovation work is going on, maybe after that it will look even better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nothing much to see here and i feel can visit others places than travelling. anyways the temple is good

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked the short drive to the temple from Villpatti. Gave us some kind of a pilgrimage sense. Though I am a catholic I entered the temple and found myself praying with my friends. You also find the Kurinji plant inside the temple and it blooms once in 12 years. A must especially for my hindu friends!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The temple right on top of Kodai is also the home of the "Kurunji" flower which blossoms once in twelve years (Next year of blossoming 2018). if there is no mist, on one side you can see Palani temple (60 kms away) & other side you can see Kodai city

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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