Elkhill Temple View - Ooty Tourist spot

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Timing: Mon-Fri: Any Time, Sat-Sun: Any Time

Fees: No Fees

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Things to do: Watching views

Places nearby: Ooty Lake (5.2km), Thunder World (3.8km), Rose garden (2.8km), Botanical Garden (3.9km), Doddabetta (9.8 km)

Entry fees last updated on 11/30/2016

Elkhill Temple View

                       Most of the tourist think that ooty is famous only for botanical garden, boat house, pykara etc.., Other than that Ooty is also famous or renowned for temples such as ayyappan temple, Elkhill temple etc..,The Elkhill is a Murugan temple and it is in the hills of the elk hill. Thaipusam is the famous religious festival that is celebrated in the month of January- Febuary to honour the Lord Murugan. There is a big standing statue of the Murugan in that place . The hill is sorrounded by the dense forests. The scenic beauty and calm atmosphere adds an extra attraction to the devotees inflicting that place. We can view whole Ooty city from this temple it gives such a beautiful view of the Ooty city.

7 Reviews and Tips

7/20/2017 9:59:53 PM

Elk Hill Murugan temple is one of the famous temples in Ooty. It is located 3 km away from Ooty Bus Stand. Thaipusam is a religious festival that is celebrated during January–February to honour Lord Murugan. Kavadi Attam, a dance performed by the devotees is the key attraction of this event conducted at the Elk Hill Murugan Temple.Recently they have installed Standing statue of Murugan similar to that one you can see in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Don't miss it during your visit to Ooty next time.

4/19/2017 2:13:51 AM

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10/17/2016 4:31:34 AM

Elkhill Murugan temple is a renowned temple in Ooty town. As it is located on the top of the hill the place is always cold. From the top, you can view the beautiful surroundings. Murugan statue is the highlight in this temple. You have to take the transportation to reach this spot.

7/20/2016 12:21:23 AM

Ooty is home to some magnificent temple.Elkhill temple is set amidst the picturesque settings.The hill is surrounded by dense forest trees.Lord Murugan statue approximately 40 feet is placed in a standing posture outside the temple in open space.

3/3/2016 11:38:50 PM

Elkhill temple is set amid a picturesque surrounding which is the main tourist attraction spot. To reach the temple you have to take a short trek or the jeep's or auto's are available from Ooty ATC bus stand. The temple offers a scenic view of the valley. It is one among the esteem temples of Ooty.

1/8/2016 12:16:40 AM

Elkhill temple is one of the most renowned temples in Ooty and it is located amid the picturesque surrounding.The journey to the temple is a steep drive. There is a 40 feet statue of Lord Murugan temple which is attractive of this temple. The hill is fully surrounded by dense forest trees. Thaipusam is the famous religious festival that is celebrated here during the month of January. The scenic beauty and serenity atmosphere of this place is mesmerizing.

10/28/2015 4:58:47 AM

It's a must place to visit in Ooty, most of them are not aware of this temple. You will get a beautiful view from this temple as it is located on the top of the hill in Ooty this spot is always cold. There is a big Murugan statue which is most similar to the one which you can see in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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