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Kuzhanthai Velappar temple

Poombarai Village, Kodaikanal, India
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Peaceful temple - Beautiful views - Worth visiting

Kuzhanthai Velappar temple is a small temple in beautiful Poombarai village which is located 25kms... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AMRaja
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Chennai (Madras), India
Beautiful Muruga

Nice temple to visit. Very beautiful surroundings. Temple timings morning 6a.m to 8p.m without... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
muthukumar_mdu
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Madurai, India
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Poombarai Village, Kodaikanal, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kuzhanthai Velappar temple is a small temple in beautiful Poombarai village which is located 25kms from Kodaikanal city. The village settlements are around this temple. The views from this temple are beautiful with farmlands and the hills. Though the roads are bad from Kodaikanal, it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice temple to visit. Very beautiful surroundings. Temple timings morning 6a.m to 8p.m without break.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside the temple you have hawkers haggling their things. Inside it is a spacious place with a small temple at the centre. You can look around at the verandah and see almost the entire village.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearly 3000 year old temple! It's believed that the same bogar who built Palani andavar statue had created this statue as well. While Palani is believed to made of Navabashanam, this temple's main deity is made of Dashabashanam. People pray here for good health. Located...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lesser known place with Lord muruga shrine with idol made similar to the idol of Lord muruga in Pazhani.

Thank Sankar E
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Nice scenic drive to a pretty little town. Temple is nice clean and not very crowded on regular days, The priest we met seems very knowledgeable. We couldn't visit palani but going to this temple made me feel fulfilled.

Thank gcretro
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This temple is situated some 25 km away from the main Kodaikanal market and connected by some segments of uneven road. The temple is nestled in a village ambiance. Legend has it that it is several centuries old and that the Sage, who had lived...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

No crowd. The only place of interest in poombarai village. Deity was beautiful. Worth a visit once. Road to the place was not great.

Thank RagTrips
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Kuzanthai Velappar Temple is a rare temple in the entire world. Lord Muruga statue is Made of Dashabhasanam. Refer wiki for Bhasanam. Even lord Muruga at Palani is of NavaBashanam (9 elements). He is so Powerful and only people whom he thinks can visit the...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Like all southindian temples...its not a special one....may visit it while visiting the poombarai village

Thank 23santanu
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