Religious Places in Kodaikanal
Religious Places in Kodaikanal

Kurinji Andavar Temple

AddressKurinji Andavar Temple Road Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101
AverageTimeToSpendBelow 1 hour
BriefKurinji Andavar Temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga, the God of Hills as per the Tamil literature
DistanceFromOtherPlace3.1 KM from Bear Shola Falls 2.1 KM from Sacred Heart Church
ExtraThe deity here is called Sri Kurinji Eswaran, who is in fact Lord Murugan.Tourists visiting this temple can enjoy beautiful view of Vaigai dam and Palani hills.
FactsKurinji Andavar Murugan temple is famous for its Kurinji flower which blossoms in the area only once every 12 years
OpeningHours7.00 AM- 7.00 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceSmall temple. It is a calm and peaceful place with less crowd
TipsVisit during the summer to avoid fog in the evenings. Also go during the day as it gets dark and sparsely populated by evening.
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Sacred Heart Church

AddressSacred Heart Church Moonjikkal, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101 04542 240 201
AverageTimeToSpend1 hour
BriefSacred heart church is one of the holy places of Kodaikanal
DistanceFromOtherPlace3.3 KM from Kodaikanal Pine Forest 2.7 KM from Bryants Park
ExtraIt is a Roman Catholic Parish Church. People come from adjoining areas to offer their prayers.
FactsServices are done both in the morning and evening. Tamil dialect is mostly used.
OpeningHours9.00 AM- 7.00 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceSmall church on top of the hill which is quiet and calm place with beautiful view
TimeForPujaDaily mass (except Fri) at 6.15 AM, at 6.30 AM (Winter Season) Sunday - 1st mass at 6.15 AM, 2nd Mass at 8.30 AM Fri - 6.15 PM
TipsThe church is at its best during Christmas and Easter celebrations.
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Saleth Matha Church

AddressSaleth Matha Church Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101
AverageTimeToSpend1-2 Hours
BriefRevered as the pristine gem of Kodaikanal, La Saleth Church is sited up on a cliff edge outside of town
DistanceFromOtherPlace4.1 KM from wax museum 4.5 KM from Fairy Falls
ExtraLa Saleth is more than 100-year old historic shrine in Kodaikanal and was once the only Catholic Church in the town.
FactsIn the month of August, the church hosts its annual festival to pay homage to Mother May that runs for around 9 days.
PeopleLoveForPlaceWell maintained and beautiful place to worship and relax
TimeForPujaSunday: 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM Saturday: 4:00 PM
TipsThe church is at its best during Christmas and Easter celebrations.
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