We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Blessed to visit palani murugan

1. Had darshan of raja Alankaram of murugan 2. Reached temple and returned by winch 3... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lalitha Y
,
Bengaluru, India
via mobile
Nice Muruga temple atop the Palani hills

Too crowded but good Darshan is possible.we can enjoy the divinity everywhere.. The cable car... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rskmcg
,
Kottayam, India
Read all 381 reviews
265
All photos (265)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“murugan temple”(63 reviews)
“golden chariot”(35 reviews)
“cable car”(51 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Palani, Dindigul District, Palani 624601, India
Website
+91 4545 242 236
Reviews (381)
Filter reviews
378 results
Traveler rating
215
120
34
4
5
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
215
120
34
4
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmurugan templegolden chariotcable carhill toprs ticketsteep stepscoming downfree of costsmall hilldivine placehour journeypowerful godvisited with familyhuge crowdrope wayheavy rushmalai
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 378 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. Had darshan of raja Alankaram of murugan 2. Reached temple and returned by winch 3. Panchamrutham prasadam 4. Weekends too crowded for winch and darshan 5. Special tickets are available for darshan

Thank Lalitha Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too crowded but good Darshan is possible.we can enjoy the divinity everywhere.. The cable car service can manage crowds very slowly only.. the staff are rude, but .. If you choose the winch or cable still, last stage still includes steep steps.

2  Thank rskmcg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is like dream come true. Waiting for so many years for this. We reached palani at 3 in the noon. Booked devasthanam accommodation through online. It is called as Dhandapani nilayam, less than 2 km from bus stand. We hired a tonga from bus...More

1  Thank Nagsri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are 2 stepways. One is shortest and only with steps. Quite comfortable but may not be for elderly people. Around 700 in total and in a few areas steep too. The other way is a comfortable step way, very short steps obviously more steps...More

Thank venkatvidya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit went fine , we stayed at amirtham inn a near by hotel , had our breakfast from Mani iyer restaurant nearby ( nice food ) , dinner had from a hotel 400 mts awy from amirtham inn run by a keralite nazir (wynad) he...More

1  Thank sharon m
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Must visit temple for hindu devotee's. We had already booked for golden chariot well in advance. Golden Chariot offering to the lord is very special in Palani Murugan Hill Temple. Lord Darshan was done after the Golden Chariot offering.

Thank jayakrishnan_as
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Lord Murugan gave us a very good darshan. After the Darshan, we sat few moments at Bhogar Mandap to worship and thank Bhogar for making the idol for us. Words cannot express the feeling one would get after this pilgrimage and one should experience it.

Thank skaypee
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Visited with Family in may 2018,every where need money only.Hair cutting coupon rates only rs:30.00 and the barber asking a minimum 80.00 rs extra:Total cost will be Rs:110.0 (Only GST Not taken.) Managements are very poor, Temples crowd is very more than expected.

Thank suren0484
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This ancient temple is the seat of Sidha Vaidyam and some occult practice.It is believed that sage Bhogar is still alive and meditating in a cave under the Bhogar samadhi in side the complex.Whatever it is , I found it easy to drift to meditation...More

Thank vkhemaanil
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Visited with family and parents. had my 4 year daughter with me too. Its 2 hours journey from coimbatore. There are 3 ways to reach to the top. 1. Winch 2. Rope Car 3. Stairs Winch and rope cars are generally very crowded and the...More

Thank Parthi_Traveler
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Madan N
11 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from jayakrishnan_as | Reviewed this property |
Step climbing can take 30 to 45 mins, if you take intermittent breaks. Meanwhile, if you are booking for offerings of Golden Chariot then the Darshan is available for 5 people in that ticket itself. You have Darshan tickets... More
1
Vote
Deepti S
7 March 2018|
Answer
Response from Travel_is_fun_Blore | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea about this. Probably you can check temple website.
0
Votes