Marudhamalai Hill Temple, Coimbatore

Situated among the Marudhamalai hills just west of Coimbatore, Marudhamalai Hill Temple dates back to the 12th century and sits surrounded by a lush forest landscape. The temple provides a very tranquil and calming atmosphere, but at times can become crowded with worshippers. Many buses operate between Coimbatore and the foothills of Marudhamalai, providing transport options for both tourists and pilgrims. Plan to visit Marudhamalai Hill Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Coimbatore attractions using our Coimbatore online trip maker .
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  • Though not included in one of the Six Important Murugan Temples ( Arupadai Veedu) it attracts huge following. As is customary with most Murugan Temples it is on top of a Hill. Either you can take a bu...  more »
  • Nice view and a quiet temple.But again if you pay more you get a closer view of the deity,which is ridiculous. But then we had a nice serene time here.  more »
  • Temple which is comparatively less commercialized and importantly can spend reasonably good time near the main shrine unlike other famous temples. The temple has been designed beautifully. Only proble...  more »

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