Malampuzha Garden and Dam, Palakkad

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Visit Malampuzha Garden and Dam and enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding hills of the Western Ghats. The dam serves as Kerala's largest reservoir, standing 115 m (33 ft) tall and 2,069 m (6,788 ft) long. Head to the Japanese section of the adjacent garden to admire the landscaping, and then look for the statue of Yakshi (a protagonist from a novel), carved from a single large rock. Rent a paddleboat or motorboat, and immerse yourself in tranquil surroundings as you slowly make your way across the water. Alternatively, head to the vantage point and take in panoramic vistas of the surroundings. Discover how to plan a Palakkad trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • The shutter was closed and no water, needs a bit more maintenance. Walk through dam wall is really cool. Visited photogallery. Also there is a telescope center at the start of dam wall walk, through.....  more »
  • Malampuzha Dam is the largest reservoir in Kerala, located near Palakkad, 10 km from Palakkad town, North Kerala. Attractions: Dam, amusement park, boating facilities, rock garden and ropeway.  more »
  • Having visited Malampuzha Garden and Dam in Kerala state several times in the past and also many other dams in Tamil nadu and few in Karnataka states, I would rate this one of the top attraction dam.....  more »
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  • Recently new fish aquarium created it's mind blowing you cant expect better then this. It's amazing. Hats off to the administration. Well done sir. Keep it up. A must visit for kids and all age group. Malampuzha dam is simply enjoyment.
  • Drove to Malampuzha damn from Thrissur on a Saturday. The roads leading to this place from the National highway is in good shape. There is enough parking space for cars. Dam was very crowded on the day we visited. Lots of excited school children were running around. We had assumed 3 hours for the visit but as it turned out it took us more than 5 hours . The damn is very huge and walking from one corner to the other takes a long time. There is dedicated play area for kids but I felt the equipments were really old and rusty. Toy train experience was one of it's kind. Costs 10 bucks for an adult. There are enough snack counters in the park but unfortunately they don't sell drinking water but are happy to sell sugar loaded drinks like 7up and all. Please carry your own water. Overall it's a good place to spend half a day with your family.
  • Nice place for time pass. More than the dam the garden is much more to see. I had visited this place 3 times. It's a bit large place. When you come here please go for ropeway it is a great experience.
  • Very beautiful sights. It would've been better if there were cabbies to transport people up to the dam maybe. During summer it's scorching hot and extremely difficult to climb see the other side of the dam. Also advice would be not to visit during peak summer. The Sun is just too strong to roam around.
  • Iconic dam located in palakkad district.This place is well maintained. Good for a one day trip for school kids and children. It is not advised to go around March or April due to hot sun. Hanging bridge over here is one of the major attraction. They have boating facilities also.
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