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Udhagamandalam City Guide

Murgan TempleGeneral Info. :
Area : 36 Sq.kms.
Altitude : 2,240 mts
Temperature :
Summer : Max. 25°C, Min 10°C
Winter : Max. 21°C, Min 5°C
Rainfall : 121 cms
Population : 81,763 (1991 census)
Season : April to June and September to November
Clothing :
Heavy woolen in winter.
Light Woolen in summer.
Languages spoken : Tamil, Malayalam, Kannadam and English.

Getting there :
Air: The nearest airport is Coimbatore (100km) which is connected to Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Rail: Udhagamandalam on the narrow gauge railway is connected to Mettupalayam which is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai on board gauge.

Road: Udhagamandalam is connected by good motorable road. It is 535 km from Chennai (Via Salem, Mettupalayam ); 89 km from Coimbatore.

Bus Service: There are regular bus services connecting Udhagamandalam to Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanniyakumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut and Tirupathi.

Places to Worship :

Temple: Murugan Temple, Elk Hill, Venkateswara Perumal Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, Subramania Temple, Vittaba Temple, Muniswara Temple etc.

Church: st. Stephen's Church, Union Church, Holy Trinity Church, Sacred Heat Church, St. Mary's Church, St. Therasa's Church and Kandol Shrine.

Mosque: Available.

Fairs & Festivals :

Tea & Tourism Festival Ooty (January)
Thaipoosam in Elk Hill Murugan Temple (February)
Bookkapuram Mariamman Annual Festival (February)
Ooty Mariamman Temple Festival (April)
Coonoor Mariamman Temple Festival (April)
Boat Races and Boat Pageantry in Ooty (May)
Flower Show in Ooty (May)
Fruit Show in Coonoor (May)

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