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Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple
Murugan Temple is one of the most celebrated and highly revered temples in Yelagiri. This temple is dedicated to God Murugan and is located on the highest peak of Yelagiri Hills. The temple was constructed in 1964 and is a standing testament to the belief of people. You can have a panoramic view of the green valleys of Yelagiri from the premises of the temple. The main highlight of this temple is the giant statue of Lord Valli and Murugan in the form of Kurathi and Kuravan. This temple has been adorned with magnificent sculptures that are truly a visual masterpiece. The temple also has a huge ground area that can be used by the visitors to offer prayer and to perform other holy rituals. Marriage ceremonies can also be solemnized and performed over here.During the time of aarti, the temple bells ring to inform the people about the sandhya aarti. Tourists from all across the globe come here to be a part of the sandhya aarti, as it is considered to be the best time to offer prayers and perform rituals.The devotees of the temple also celebrate the Aadi festival over here in the month of July and at this time, the whole temple is decorated beautifully with flowers and leaves. You can also indulge in an enthralling trekking trip to this holy place that will truly energize your body and soul. Overall vibrancy of the distinct culture practiced over here will definitely be an alluring experience for every traveler.
Situated close to the Nilavoor village of Tamil Nadu, The Nilavoor lake is a beautiful artificial with turquoise waters and green surroundings. It is becoming a popular summer retreat for travellers in Tamil Nadu. The lake is a secluded haven and most preferred for boating and nature walk. It reflects the vibrant beauty of the thickets of trees that outline the shimmering waters of the lake. There is also a Thambiran Lotus Pond constructed near the lake adds to the charm of the lake and attracts many visitors to the place. Sometimes when the water level in the lake is low, you can also see rocks at the bed of the lake.The Amma temple near the lake is cherry on top with its serene beauty and peaceful aura. There is a superior garden right opposite to the lake where you can venture which is well-manicured and makes for a perfect picnic spot near the Nilavoor Lake. The hills present in the backdrop of the lake make for an awe-inspiring sight. Boating has become the main attraction of the place due to its beautiful surroundings and calming waters. There is a boating house near the lake which provides several boating options to travelers. The beauty of the lake increases multifold during dusk and dawn and you will be thrilled to discover more wonderful sights at and near the lake on a family trip to the Yelagiri Hills.
Counted among the top tourist spots in Yelagiri Hills of Tamil Nadu, Jalagamparai Waterfall is a popular natural attraction, frequented by locals and tourists alike. The river stream of Attaaru, flowing through the valleys of Yelagiri Hills, creates this magnificent cascade at an approximate distance of 37 km from Yelagiri Town. Cascading from a height of 15 metres, this spectacular waterfall is also an ideal spot where one can indulge in nature and landscape photography.The remote location of the waterfall keeps it away from the usual bustle that you will experience at the other tourist attractions near Yelagiri.The visitors can enjoy a number of activities at Jalagamparai waterfall. The clean water of the stream snaking through lush green forest adds medicinal properties to it, making it a perfect place for a refreshing bath. Many people visiting the site with family enjoy a peaceful picnic in the captivating surroundings on the plunge.The waterfall can only be accessed via a trekking trail, which makes it a perfect option for thrill-seekers. Besides, there is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva called Jalagamparai Murugan Temple which can also be covered during your visit.Jalagamparai Waterfall is, indeed, a treat for any nature lover and should certainly be visited during a trip to Yelagiri.Though the waterfall looks spectacular throughout the year except for the summer season when the stream dries up, you can plan your visit during or after the monsoon season for the most alluring atmosphere. The verdant landscape, misty aura, and cool atmosphere of this place is sure to please all your senses simultaneously.
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