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Thirumoorthy Temple


Thirumoorthy Temple is situated at the foot of the Thirumoorthy hills or Thirumoorthi hills adjoining the Thirumoorthy dam. The scenic beauty of the Anamalai hill range of Western Ghats, includes the cascading water to the Thirumoorthy reservoir from the Panchalingam Falls. A perennial stream flows by the side of the Sri Amanalingeswarar temple. The presiding deity is called Amanalingeswara.


It is believed that a few thousand years ago Atri Maharishi along with his wife Anusuya devi lived here. Sage Narada praised Anusuya's "pativratyam" (Devotion to husband) a lot before the wives of Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva making them jealous of her. They requested their husbands to reduce her pativratyam.

Full Address

Thirumoorthy Temple, Pollachi Main Rd, Rajanarayanan Textile Colony, Sundarapuram, Kurichi, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641024


Type of Place

  • Temple

Prefered For

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Senior Citizen
  • Couples


  • Coimbatore International Airport connect flights to all parts of India.
  • Coimbatore is connected by rail to Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Mumbai, Delhi and other cities.

Important Information

  • Thirumoorthy Hills is one of the scenic outdoors near Pollachi, that forms a part of the Anamalai range of the Western Ghats. It consists of 3 places of interest – Thirumoorthy Temple, Panjalinga Falls, and Thirumoorthy Dam. Behind the dam lies the Thirumoorthy hills, with deep blue waters and a backdrop of mountains, where film makers often flock to in search of lush landscapes and scenery. The temple here is known as Sri Amalingeswarar temple. The waterfalls here is a perennial stream that cascades down the Panchalingam Falls to the Thirumoorthy dam.The place has immense scope for activities that suit adventure seekers, hikers and natural lovers.


  • Thirumoorty dam is the main attraction for tourist. Thirumoorthy Dam is a nice place for an outing with your loved ones.Friends will get more enjoyments while they seeing dam. Visitors would enjoy the entire drive towards Thirumoorthy dam because of the scenic beauty all along the way. The drive is simply great with the whole route surrounded by sunflower gardens, coconut groves, and paddy fields. Sometime, tourists get the opportunity to witness the movie shooting at these beautiful locations. This dam also used to send water for drink to villages. Nice place to go for a weekend and nature view was fabulous. When dam full of water it will be too good to have fun.

Things to Buy

  • Hand Looms and Handicrafts.

Things to Eat

  • Special Dosa and Special Roast in Tirupur Snacks in Tiruppur Non-Vegetarian Meals in Tirupurj

Things to enjoy

  • There is a famous waterfalls called-PANJALINGA falls which is situated about three kilometers climbing over the hills.Thirumoorthy hill is the major cini shooting spot in the Coimbatore District where most of the Malayalam and TamilMovies are taken here due to the pleasant climate and the elegant view of the nature. There is also a swimming pool and a well laid out garden and boating facilities in the dam.