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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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  • There is an uniqueness at Kurunji Andavar Temple at Kodaikanal, Kurunji Flower is a rare of the rarerest flower - it blossoms only once in 12 years- it is following the cycle for so many decades. I ha...  read more »
  • Very small temple located atop the hill. It is a small and clean Murugan temple.It is not crowded. From the temple, the view of the land / city looks great ! You can shop for craft-work close-by. 
  • Temple premises was big, neat and clean. The scenic view was good. Locally grown fruits like guava and pears sold at the entrance of the tremple were OK in taste. 
  • Very famous temple in kodaikanal....v can see it from palani...
  • It is a very beautiful temple. The beauty lies in its location, simplicity, calmness of the place. It houses Lord Kartikey ( son of Lord Shiva), with a Murti of Lord Ganesha in the main temple, along with Navgrah and Lord Hanuman. The main attraction is Kurunji plant which gets its flowers only after twelve years. Next flower is expected in 2018.
  • Remembering and thanking God during holidays. Worth visit if you are on holiday if you are free and want a silent place to sit and think
  • A peace full place.. The best part of the temple is the kurunji plant that flowers once in 12 years.. Next time is in 2018... Sure will go, that time...
  • Murugan temple
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