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Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal

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One of the most sacred places of worship in the city, Kurinji Andavar Temple was built in 1936 by the Australian wife of a local politician who adopted the Hindu faith. Explore the natural forest surroundings with picturesque views of the valley when you visit this temple, appropriately dedicated to Lord Muruga, the "God of Hills." If you need some souvenirs of your trip, consider picking up some locally made items like chocolates and medicinal oils from one of the nearby stores. Put Kurinji Andavar Temple and other Kodaikanal attractions into our Kodaikanal tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This temple is dedicated to Lord murgan (kartikeya). It is a 600 year old temple. It is believed that Lord murgan appeared in form of a child. It is famous for kurinji flowers which bloom once every 1...  more »
  • It located away from the crowded placed. Looks simple and well maintained. This temple for the land orientation. It was worshiped by local people from the ancient times.  more »
  • Awesome serenity and calmness blended with neat maintenance of the temple. Friendly people. Pl try and reach before 11.30, you can be blessed to have the Annadanam.  more »
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  • Awesome experience. Good and spoty clean. Good view of the valley from temple corridor. You may see Palani temple when sky is clear.
  • Quite peaceful and a famous tourist spot. Best time to visit this place is early morning!
  • Very powerful God in a temple surrounded by green cover atop misty hill... Totally‚Äč divine
  • Very famous Lord Murigan Temple, from where we can view the Palani Murugan Hill Temple.
  • This temple is very relaxing, calm and pretty. The shrine is gorgeous