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Visit Marudamalai Temple

One of the most beautiful hill temples of Coimbatore, the Marudamalai temple is dedicated to Hindu god Murugan. Similar to most Murugan temples, this temple is also situated upon a hillock, which is known as Marudha Malai. The temple’s deity Lord Muruga is glorified as the God of Mountainin Thiru Mugurugatrupadi, a prominent work of the Tamil Literature’s Sangam Age. 

One of the most beautiful hill temples of Coimbatore, the Marudamalai temple is dedicated to Hindu god Murugan. Similar to most Murugan temples, this temple is also situated upon a hillock, which is known as Marudha Malai. The temple’s deity Lord Muruga is glorified as the God of Mountainin Thiru Mugurugatrupadi, a prominent work of the Tamil Literature’s Sangam Age. Major festivals which are celebrated in the temple are as follows:

  • Chittira Pournami
  • Vaigasi Visagam
  • Aadi Kritigal
  • Thai Pusam
  • Ippasi Sashti
  • Thiru Karthigai
Some important information for visitors include the following:
  • The temple runs three mini buses from foothills to top of the hill, for convenience of devotees.
  • It is open all days of the week from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • It is located at a distance of about 12 km west from Coimbatore.
  • Entry Fee: Free for normal darshan& Rs. 50 per person for special darshan.













 

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Business and Academic City
  • Altitude

    411 m
  • STD Code

    0422
  • Best Season

    Sept - Mar
  • State/Code

    Coimbatore/None
  • LANGUAGES

    Tamil, Malayalam, English