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Address: Kattalagar Koil Rd, Srivilliputhur, India

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This is a sanctuary located in Srivilliputhur. It was once a dense forest, but today so many trees in the forest have been destroyed. Also this forest area is not maintained... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a sanctuary located in Srivilliputhur. It was once a dense forest, but today so many trees in the forest have been destroyed. Also this forest area is not maintained properly. If this sanctuary is maintained well, it will be an awesome place.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

This forest was a evergreen forest, nice place to relax, but is slowly loosing its cover....This forest is homeland of many small water resources like ponds, streams

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Srivilliputhur, India
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The Srivilliputhur Wildlife Sanctuary , also known as The Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary (GSWS),was established in 1988 to protect the vulnerable grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura). Occupying an area of 485.2 km2, it is bordered on the southwest by the Periyar Tiger Reserve and is one of the best preserved forests south of the Palghat Gap. The sanctuary covers 485... More 

Thank Ramkumar B
Srivilliputhur, India
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

this is a nice place to relax and have a good contact with mother nature... but i am worrying about the future of this forest.. liquors,plastics and carry bags brought by the visitors were dumped here and there is no restrictions and supervision for these things . so forest officials should take some action to save the remaining nature of... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

Shenbaga Thopu - A typical example for afforestation. I have been to Shenbaga Thopu many times since my childhood. The trees are getting vanished. The water level is getting decreasing day by day. The sun is scorching as the years pass. This forest was a evergreen forest which dictates the rain for our town Srivilliputtur. But now the forest is... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

This places is about 10kms from Srivilliputtur, We used to cycle all the way till the base, its a narrow village road with farms & hills on either side. From there you need to take a hike for about 3-4 kms. You'll see water falls in every 40/50 mts interval, Choose the one you want and take bath. Things to... More 

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