Palani Hills

Palani hills, hill stations in india, north india hill stations, Palani Location: 122km from Madurai, Tamilnadu
Area: 736.87sq.Kms
Significance: Hill Town
Altitude: 1500m above sea level.
Climate: Summer 15°C to 18°C, Winter 7°C to 10°C.
Best Time to Visit: September to March.

Located at a distance of 122 km from Madurai, Palani Hills are of great religious significance for Hindus. The biggest attraction of the hills is a temple dedicated to Lord Subramanya. The temple is situated a top a hill reached by a flight of 659 steps. It is one of six residences Muruga and the faithful across the country visit the place in large numbers. There is an interesting legend about how the place came to be called as Palani. The story revolves around Narada Muni, a sage who visited the court of Lord Shiva and Parvati.