Murugan Temple, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

4.6
#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
Carved into the hillside and set among the picturesque forested hills, Murugan Temple offers views of the town of Ooty. Dedicated to the god of love and war, the temple features a large statue of Lord Murugan and several smaller statues of other deities from the Hindu pantheon. The meditative surroundings and calming atmosphere attract visitors who come to enjoy some peace and quiet. Be prepared to climb a flight of nearly 85 steps to reach the top of the temple. To visit Murugan Temple on your holiday in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), and find out what else Ooty (Udhagamandalam) has to offer, use our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) vacation planner .
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  • Awesome location, very well built temple, Nice atmosphere and very near to the ceter of the town. Very well maintained.  more »
  • Very calm serene and divine ambience. Temple is in good height of the Elk Hill. Big vehicles cannot reach this place. Must visit in early morning to experience the holiness along with the cool misty c...  more »
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  • Murugan temple located top of the hills very peaceful place.. 3 km from ooty main road Nice place for family visit
  • Best Place to visit at least once when visiting ooty, but be ready to climb 108 steps barefooted. Good Vibes while visiting temple.
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