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Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls

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Address: Shivanasamundra | Shivanasamundram, Mandya, India
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The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound...

The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls.

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Decent place but not a lot of water

Nice place and had a super view. The sun was setting but they had shut down the way to the fall itself. We had to look at the falls from far away.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have nearly been to this place more than a dozen times. SO this place is a bit boring if visited more than two or three times. In the recent times the government has banned people from getting down Barachukki falls. Those who had earlier done coaracle rides are definitely going to miss it. For first timers this place is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Splendid sight. A real feast for eyes. It can be combined with talacauvery, somnathpur and few other places in a day's visit. Must see for all visiting Karnataka.

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Thank mahalakshmii2016
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

There is not even an pinch of water in gaganachuki and barachuki . Should be visited in season only. Then also photography wise it is good except that we can take an shower there as the water flow is very high during season time( I have seen some photos only and have asked locals about this information not sure about... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Not a great place .. just that its the nearest waterfall to bangalore. Otherwise its an ordinary falls.. atleast in non monsoon seasons like oct-dec .. People who have visited in monsoon seasons say its a beautiful sights. As on November 2016, they were not allowing anyone to visit the bottom of the falls as it has been restricted. The... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

It is nearly 2 to 3 hour drive from Bangalore. The best time of the year to visit the place will be during Monsoon. However, even in dry seasons its good to behold t.he beauty of the falls.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nice place and had a super view. The sun was setting but they had shut down the way to the fall itself. We had to look at the falls from far away.

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Thank Gandalf77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Both Barachukki and Gaganchukki falls are amazing water falls and are quite popular tourist destinations. Quite a few film songs have been filmed here and when in summers, the falls don't disappoint you. But watch out though, it is near impossible and extremely dangerous to go near the falls. Brilliant backdrop for photo op though.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Two magnificent waterfalls, just a few kilometres apart. We visited when the water was very less, so could not enjoy the true beauty.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

It takes only 3.30 hours from Bangalore. Both falls are awesome especially especially during monsoon days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It is just the mini Niagara Falls of the south just the Falls has no words to describe. Serene flow of water helps us rejoice the beauty of nature.. A must visit for nature lovers

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