The famous Velavan Temple in Yelagiri was built in memory of Lord Murugan and is situated right on the tip of the Yelagiri Mountains, making it one of the best places to visit in Yelagiri.
It offers some of the most spectacular views. It is here that one can get a mesmerising look at the large and picturesque plains from the top of the peak.
Also, at a certain time in the day, the temple bells ring at the top of the mountain which stands as a symbol of the movement of life and helps keep alive the rich culture of the place. The place is steeped in history and is rich in culture. The vibrancy of the culture amidst the beautiful setting will make for one memorable trip.
At the temple, one can find a huge statue of the mythological character Gadothgajan in a standing posture in addition to other aesthetic sculptures.
The Aadi festival is celebrated with fervor during the month of July where devotees from the plains make a pilgrimage to this temple to offer prayers. Offering a tranquil experience, the trek to the holy spot will energise you spiritually and give you peace of mind.
Location: Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu 635853
Distance from Our Resort: Approx. 1 Km.
261/1A, Near Shivan Kovil,
Mangalam, Yelagiri Hills,
Tamil Nadu 635853, India
Phone: +91 80 95 95 96 78
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