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Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal

Published Date: 07-May-2024

Devoted to Lord Muruga who is also referred to as the ‘God of Hill’, Kurinji Andavar Temple or Kurinji Temple is the centre of spirituality in Kodaikanal. The temple gets its name from the kurinji flowers that blossom on the hillsides nearby in every 12 years. If you are planning your visit to Kodaikanal during the month of May, then be sure to attend the vibrant festival that is organised at the temple during this time. If not for the spiritual or cultural significance of the place, throng it to admire the traditional South Indian architecture in which the structure has been built.

  • Entry Fee: N.A.
  • Timings: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Time required: 2-3 hours
  • Best for: It is one of the best places to visit in Kodaikanal with family.
  • Tip: Dress conservatively when visiting the temple.
  • How to reach: Kodaikanal Central Railway Station is the nearest station at 2.3 km.
  • Nearby Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Bryant Park, Pillar Rocks, Green Valley View 
  • Nearby Restaurants: Question Mark, Whistler Cafe, Flavours, Le Poshe by Sparsa, Orchard
  • Places to Stay: Hotels near Kurinji Nagar
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.7 rating and 5,900 reviews

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