Annamalai Temple

#2 of 11 things to do in Ooty

Annamalai Temple, located 20 kms away from Ooty is a Hindu temple. The temple is a favorite place of the pilgrims reason being its beautiful surrounding and the totally enchanting views of Ooty. It is on the hilltop, one can see about 1/3rd of Ooty's region from this hill.The drive upto to this temple is really a adventure that one must take, mesmerizing views, scenic eskers and a perfect harmony of nature really adds diamonds to this temple. Hence, the temple is located on one of the picturesque region of Ooty. The temple is visited by the tourists and visitors on a really large scale, temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan so it also attracts devotees from all across the country.The people in Ooty do Poojas at this temple and there is a small ashram on the back of the temple which is managed by an old man.There is a ceremony performed every month at this temple known as "Anna-Danna", in this ceremony people irrespective of their caste, religion and nationality take part in a cause to donate food. This ceremony is performed on days of the Nakshatra, people in a count of hundreds take part in this act of service. One must visit this temple for a truly tranquil experience.

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Annamalai Temple  tour
Annamalai Temple  tour
Annamalai Temple  tour
Annamalai Temple  tour
Annamalai Temple  tour
Annamalai Temple  tour
Annamalai Temple  tour