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Neyyar Dam

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Address: Near Agasthya Kooodam, Kovalam, India

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Beautiful lake created by Neyyar Dam

It doesn't seem artificial at all - the Neyyar Lake caused by this dam is beautiful although we were there when the water was really low. Make sure you visit the Elephant... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Tomasz K
Warsaw, Poland
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is located 39KM from the trivandrum. it is ideal for half-day trip. there is many attractions in this area such as dam, wild life sanctuary , and aquarium as well. it recommended to visit

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

It doesn't seem artificial at all - the Neyyar Lake caused by this dam is beautiful although we were there when the water was really low. Make sure you visit the Elephant Rehabilitation centre nearby and check the ashram in the neigbourhood.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The best part of visiting Neyyar Dam is boating in the reservoir. I would visit this place again to get that wind on my face during the boat ride. I would suggest to pack your lunch and go as there are no or limited options for food.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

The dam is located at about 40kms from Trivandrum city. This is best suited for a half day trip over the weekend. You can walk and see the surroundings(park, dam and lake). They do provide for boating in the lake. There is another package available for INR 250 per person which includes safari to lion park and to another place... More 

Thank slyrit
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place really like the visit there for just sight seeing purpose notnfor safari because we already have information that there is nothing like wildlife safari.

Thank asirf
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

We were staying in the area and we enjoyed a long walk to Neyyar Dam one afternoon. It's an impressive structure and very cheap to get into and walk across, and a nice way to pass a few hours. In the area you can visit Elephants, A lion safari park and see Crocodiles and Deer, so overall if you are... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The DAM , lion park , boating , crocodile park are awesome. Its around 1-1.5 hour journey from trivandram bus station to neyyar . You will get ksrtc buses from thambanur regularly. From east fort only few buses are there . Its not famous. But it is superb. You can see animals while boating. Lion park is also nice They... More 

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Gandhinagar, India
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

The dam is okay, but if you are looking to see the sanctuaries - be clear: there are none - a couple of lions, a handful of crocodiles, and maybe two dozen dear - all in their zoo-like cages. We took a boat ride to reach the "sanctuaries" - hiked up trails for no reason (when they can easily be... More 

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Adoor, India
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Neyyar Dam is a gravity dam on the Neyyar River in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala ,Neyyar Dam is home to the beautiful and peaceful Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwanthari Ashram neyar wildlife sanctuary is nearby

Thank sikhilviswam
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Around 30km from Thiruvananthapuram city. Dam and boat service avilable except on Mondays. Lions park is very interesting for kids. parking space available. Food quality is not that much good.

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