Elk Hill Murugan Temple is set on Elk Hill which is considered one of the most beautiful hills in Ooty. The temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga (Murugan) who is well known as the revered warrior god.
Set amid a picturesque backdrop, Elk Hill Murugan Temple is the star attraction of Ooty. The temple offers a panoramic view of the valley which promises to leave every visitor amazed. The temple is known to feature brilliant architecture. Elk Hill Murugan Temple is one among the most revered temples of the town.
Thaipusam is a popular religious festival which is celebrated in the temple during the month of January to honor Lord Murugan. Devotees perform Kavadi Attam which is a special form of dance. This dance performance is the main highlight of the festival. People from all over the country visit the temple to attend this festival. They carry brass vessels filled with milk which is offered to the Lord.