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#9 of 390 Places To Visit in Coimbatore
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35 km from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641037, India
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visit duration
2 to 3 hours

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Located on the Western Ghats, the hills are a part of the famous Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the Velliangiri Hills are considered as the Kailash of the South. The hills are a popular pilgrimage spot as well. Dedicated to Swayambu, which is a form of Lord Shiva, the temple on Velliangiri Hills is a preferred meditation spot for sages, siddhas and siddhar. Legend has it  that this is temple was where the Lord himself performed cosmic dance which was requested by Uma devi, his consort. Of all the festivals, Maha Shivratri is celebrated with much ardour and faith here. The lush hills are a trekker's paradise as they are located at an altitude of 2438 meters, so do carry your walking shoes when you make your way to this picturesque landscape.

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7 Velliangiri Hills reviews
Divyasankar Janardhanam
Divyasankar Janardhanam
Need assistance
Oct 27 2018
Shall we visit vellaingiri hills in october / november month. we are planning to go by this month. please assist
Vijay R Nagaraj
Vijay R Nagaraj
Lord shiva patha yatra
Sep 26 2018
visit once in a year, to reach top in 7th hill, will take 6 to 7 hours on slow walk.. i visited three times on maha shivarathiri season.... on maha shivrathiri to chithira powrnami time, there is huge crowd much facilities in the hill, after 3 rd ...... read more