Marudamalai Temple, Coimbatore

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Climb the 50 stairs to reach the hilltop temple of Marudamalai Temple, and enjoy the spiritual atmosphere. Dedicated to Murugan, the Hindu god of war, the temple probably dates back to the 12th century. After your ascent, take in the panoramic views of the Coimbatore city skyline and the verdant hills that surround the ancient structure. Murugan devotees flock from all over India to pay their respects here, so expect crowds and a possible wait to enter the temple. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Marudamalai Temple by using our Coimbatore holiday planning site .
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  • It is a 'must visit' place if you are in Coimbatore as it is easily reachable. It is a great temple placed on a hill with Lord Muruga as main deity. It is a superb walk up to the temple. The view of t...  more »
  • round 12 km away from Coimbatore city, Marudamalai is on hill top rock Temple. Must visit this devoted Lord Muruga temple while in Coimbatore. rated as the 7th most important temples of Lord Muruga. T...  more »
  • So beautiful you feel the positive vibes as you enter the temple. There is something really magical about this temple which you feel when you step foot into the temple. Awesome experience.  more »

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