Religious Places in Ooty
Churches in Ooty
Holy Trinity ChurchHoly Trinity Church is the most important Church of the City. The Church was built in 1840 and was being used for education purposes on weekdays. Although it was used only for prayers on Sundays, but after 1858 with the efforts of Pope George Uglow, the Church started working passionately. The Church also represents the heritage structures of Ooty carried forward from colonial periods. A visit to the Church will definitely leave you feel calm and divine.
Location - Summer House Rd, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
St. Stephen's ChurchSt Stephens Church was built in 1829. This Church is said to be the parent church of the most famous Holy Trinity Church. The Timber from the Lal Bagh Place of Tipu Sultans’ Palace was pulled down to be used in building this Gothic structured Church. During these times, this was the only Church serving the British. Later the door of this Church was gifted to Holy Trinity Church, which was also maintained by St Stephen’s church during 1857 and 1887.
Location - Mysore Road, near Collectorate, Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Other Churches in OotyUnion Church - Church Hill Rd, Pudumund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
Thomas Church - Bishop's House, Post Box No.5, The Nilgiris, Ooty - 643 001
Sacred Heart Church - Havelock Rd, Vannarapettai, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
St.Mary's Church - Kathadimattam, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
St. Theresas Church - Fingerpost, Brick Field Rd, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643006
Kandal Shrine - Bishop’s House Nilgiris, Post Box No. 5, The Nilgiris, Ooty- 643001
Temples in Ooty
Murugan TempleThere are dearths of tourist attractions in Ooty, the Pilgrim places are no exception to the visitors. The famous Murugan Temple dedicated to the deity Murugan celebrates Thaipudam festival during January and February. This is the best time to pay a visit to this temple. The temple can be reached walking to the top of the Elk Hill where it is located.
Location - Elk Hill, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
Sri Mariammam TempleMariammam Temple is dedicated to Goddess Mariammam, who is the Hindu Goddess of rain. Mariamman Temple Festival is celebrated in the month of April when the devotees in large number visit here. Some also walk barefoot over burning coal to show their devotion.
Location - Sri Thandhi Mariamman temple, Coonoor, The Nilgiris district.
Other Temples in OotySubramania Swamy Temple - Vellalore Rd, Kallimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641111
Muniswarar Temple - Bombay Castle, Davisdale, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
Jain Temple - Main Bazaar, Upper Bazaar, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
Big Mosque/ Wallajah Mosque - Lower Bazaar, Ooty, Tamilnadu, India
Ramakrishna MuttThe Ramakrishna Mutt is the most important Mutt in Ooty. This Mutt situated amongst the serene and divine environments of Ooty is a perfect place to meditate and explore your spiritual self. Swami Ramakrishna was the founder of this Mutt, who was a disciple of Swami Vivekananda. The visitors are sure to experience dreamlike calm here.
Other Mutts in OotyNarayana Gurukumalam - Manjanakorai
Abu Babajee Trust, Wood Cock Road
Diyanamyam (PBKS) Ettins Road
Ragahavendra Mutt, Bombay Castle
Dakshinamurthy Madalayam, Kandal
Sampoorna Ashram - Naduhatty, Kaddabettu Post