Elk Hill Murugan Temple is one of the most important and honored temples of Nilgiris district. This temple is situated on Elk hill, which is one of the picturesque hills located at Ooty in Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu. Dedicated to Lord Muruga, this temple of Nilgiris district is well maintained and reflects the heritage of the region. Devotees throng this temple during the months of January and February to witness the grand Thaipusam festival. They carry with them brass vessels filled with milk, which are to be offered to the lord. Some of them also carry the 'kavadi' (palanquins), which is decorated with flowers, peacock feathers and brass bells and carry different forms of the main deity.
The temples of Nilgiris district are located in serene sites that enhance the natural beauty of the pious site.
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