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Palani is categorised as Pilgrimage

Palani Temple Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2008)

Reasons to Visit
  • Palani or Pazhani, a holy place near Madurai, in Tamilnadu - South India, houses one of the most sacred temples of Lord Muruga and is the third Aarupadai Veedu .
  • Palani is located about 60 km from the city of Dindigul.
  • At Palani Temple, the deity at the sanctum sanctorum is made out of an amalgam of nine minerals popularly called Navabashana and this substance is known to have very greatly medical powers
  • The most impressive backdrop to this town is formed by the picturesque slopes of an offshoot of the Western Ghats that has Kodaikanal, a known hill station on the other side.
  • Significant Hindu Pilgrimages in Tamil Nadu"The Hill Temple of Palani is one of the most visited standalone pilgrimages in South India and popularly visited on Coimbatore (110 kms) - Kodaikanal (60 kms) route. Palani temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga and is one of the Arupadaiveedu Temples."
  • Destinations to visit Arupadaiveedu Temples of Lord Murugan"Palani is a popular pilgrim centre on Coimbatore - Kodaikanal route. The temple is build on a hill top where it is believed that Lord Murugan resided after his feud with his family over a divine fruit. The holy hill receives millions of pilgrims all through the year and is also a popular standalone pilgrimage and visited as part of Arudaiveedu pilgrimage itinerary.."
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Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Palani

Short Break

  • 10 Abodes of Lord Murugan (4 Nights)
  • Aarupadaiveedu Circuit - Six Abodes of Lord Murugan (4 Nights)


  • South India Hindu Pilgrimage Itinerary (9 Nights)

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Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Coimbatore Airport and PalaniRs. 3287

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Coimbatore to Palani Day visit and backRs. 3521
Day Visit to Palani - Ex-MaduraiRs. 2887

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Madurai and Drop to PalaniRs. 2816

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Coimbatore Railway Station and PalaniRs. 3287

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Destination Ideas

  • Aarupadai Veedu – Six Abodes of Lord Murugan
  • Palani – A Lord Murugan Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Dhandayudhapani Temple at Palani is a one of the six Arupadai Veedu Lord Murugan Temples. The temple is a major pilgrimage centre and received millions of visitors every year.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan

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Nearest Airport in Palani
  • Peelamedu Airport ( CJB ) , Coimbatore-108 Kms
Railway Stations in Palani
  • Palani Railway Station ( PLNI ), Palani
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