Chettiar Park in Kodaikkanal is a pretty and serene spot on the way to the Kurunji Andavar Temple. Chettiar Park is a small park presenting tourist with calm and soothing atmosphere. It is a perfect place to be with your loved and spend some relaxed moments amidst lush greenery.
A huge variety of fascinating flowers can be seen here. The beautifully designed bushes adorn the garden. The amazing purple bloom of the Kurinji Flowers can be seen here once in every twelve years. It last bloomed in 2004.The well-developed grass meadow and cool trees make the ambiance fresh and calm making Chettiar Park a pleasing tourist spot. On that occasion enormous vegetables and flowers from neighbouring villages compete for the prizes, which draws big crowd. They exhibit flowers, vegetables, fruits and other products. It serves as a practical centre for education on Ornamental Horticulture and as a demonstration centre. The various methods of training, pruning, budding, grafting, potting seed collection etc, are taught to the students of Horticulture as well as to the visitors. Bushes designed in various way and walkways around offers good time beside that soaking weather of Kodaikanal would no longer hesitate your mind. Many south Indian films have been shot here turning it to be a favorite place for film shooters for decades.
The diverse garden is a place to come during summer season and it has commanding area where you could spend your whole days appreciating the beauty. Chettiar Park is about 1.5km uphill from town on the way to the Kurinji Andavar Temple. Distance between 3 from Kodaikanal bus stand to Chettiar Park.