Subrahmanya temple or Palani Murugan temple is located about 65 kms from Kodaikanal. It is dedicated to Dhandayuthapani or Lord Subrahmanya. A great sage Bhogar is known to have created the idol with an amalgamation of nine substances. Known as the third abode of Lord Murugan, there are 659 steps that a devotee must climb to reach the temple. A beautiful shrine dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya, it is a must visit for all the tourists in Kodaikanal.