Marudhamalai Shri Murugan
Temple This is a small natural hill lying to the west of Coimbatore.
More than 800 years old, the presiding deity is Lord Subramaniaswamy.
The temple dedicated to Lord Murugan is at a height of 600 feet from the
foot of the hill. The flight of steps are interspread with attractive
mandapams.Though shorn of all sculptural and architectural glories, the
hilly background of this temple compensates for their absence and makes
it an attractive picnic spot even from the point of view of an
Located on a hillock
about 12 km from Coimbatore Railway Station, the temple of
Marudhamalai, dedicated to Lord Subramanya, is one of the most
visited temples in the region. One of the reasons of the large
number of devotees flocking the temple is that the residing
deity Dandayuthapani is believed to have performed several
miracles here. Thai Poosam and Tirukarthigai festivals are
celebrated with great pomp and gaiety at this temple.