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Address: Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India

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Pleasant

The lake is like the Heart of Yercaud which is located in the center of the city. We went in the evening around 4pm. It had just stopped raining and was a pleasant evening (very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PrathimaDeepak
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Boating in the lake was real fun. It was good to see all the colourful flowers and also the deer park near the lake.

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Thank Madhu V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake is like the Heart of Yercaud which is located in the center of the city. We went in the evening around 4pm. It had just stopped raining and was a pleasant evening (very suitable for Boating). The lake was clean during our visit and was very crowded too. The timings for boating is 9.30am to 5.30pm however the... More 

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Thank PrathimaDeepak
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 entrance fairs one to just get inside to the ticket counter place n an other for the boating n no row boats available for more than 6 ppl n they admit u until 5.30 only on The boating but they keep issuing the first entrance ticket much beyond 5.30

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Thank Revathy K
Bengaluru, India
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

many street vendors all around the lake, water didnt seem too clean. best to stay away, unless street food is your thing.

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Thank dk12014
Chennai, India
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake is located right opposite Anna park which is a bus stop and all buses coming into Yercaud stop at this point. Lake is decent in size, not too large and not too small. You have to pay an entry fee (Rs6/person) and then pay separately for the boat ride. Row boat, pedal boats and motorized boats are available. Pedal... More 

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Thank gargtvlr
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can skip. Lake is not clean and boat ride is not worthy. It lies next to Anna park and I could see from my own eyes how the sweepers dumped the waste from the park into the lake.

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Thank Poovu
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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64 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lake is clean and beautiful trees fringe its borders. They offer boats to row or pedal and is a good experience. Keeping the course of the boat near the shores, one can find birds scavenging for worms, if lucky one could spot a reptile. There's also a patch of lotus growth in thee midst of the lake. An hour... More 

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Thank Kiran R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the main attraction located at the heart of the town. It's has a boat house & small lake view park attached to it. Three types of boat ride(Pedal,Row & Motor) is available. Pedal boat is for 2 people & 4 people. Maximum 5 people can sit in row boat & 8 in motor boat. A small... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lake itself is good; but can be maintained slightly better. Boating experience was ok; but had t wait for a long time

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Thank BennyVarghese
Bengaluru, India
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Its a lake and offers options of boating (paddle, row and motor) at fixed rates. You may have to wait though. Closed by night. Water is not clear, but that does not matter so much (except asthetically) Collocated Anna Park and deer park offer additional spots to visit. Botanical Garden close-by may not be of interest to an average tourist.

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