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Address: Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India

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Visit when water available

Before plan make sure the dam is having water, if not wait for the next chance. It won't be full of water all the calendar days. There is a park near to the dam. Good visit for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
grajesh
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before plan make sure the dam is having water, if not wait for the next chance. It won't be full of water all the calendar days. There is a park near to the dam. Good visit for all age group.

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Thank grajesh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place used to be very good place for entertainment now it's very untidy n 0 maintenance. Too much litter all over and lots of insects. Very difficult in the evenings because too much mosquito and other insects.

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Thank Suraj R
Tenkasi, India
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It is a very nice place to visit vaigai dam with my family members last year in the evening hours.Wonderful location and site seeing spot with fresh air touches us.We enjoied lot at that time.

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Thank tyagarajin
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115 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Awesome view of Water on the back drop of mountain hills.There are two beautiful parks in north and south sides of dam which is a nice attraction for kids.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Vaigai Dam is built across the Vaigai River near Andipatti, in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu, southern India. It provides water for irrigation for the Madurai district and the Dindigul district as well as drinking water to Madurai and Andipatti.Near the dam, the Government of Tamil Nadu has constructed an Agricultural Research Station for researching the growing of... More 

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Thank philgrac
Madurai, India
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The dam is good to visit during July to January. The park is enjoyable for kids and you can relax forgetting all your tensions. Plan to visit in evening for better enjoyment.

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Thank sreevno1
Bengaluru, India
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The Dam is just a 20 minute drive from Theni town area. The area has been converted into a well managed park area with lawns for people to relax in. One can choose to climb up the stairs to the top of the dam and get a great view of the lake which has a beautiful backdrop of hills behind... More 

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Thank richasarma
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I went there on June , 2016. Nothing special. But when you get on top of dam, u can get a good view from there. The view of river and places. The view is good. That is only thing u r going to get. There r steps from bottom to top , u can climb to reach on the top.... More 

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Thank garlinv
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

The Vaigai Dam is an average place to relax and enjoy for locals. Not much value for tourists. If you visit in summer, you will not see water.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Childre may love to see this dam with waterin it.the garde developed around the dam is bit entertaining.otherwise nothing great compared to othe dams in Karnataka and so on.

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