This famous picnic spot which comprises a dam and beautifully landscaped gardens, is situated on the lower hills of the Western Ghats. There are frequent buses to this place from Palakkad.
The garden has lush green lawns,well laid-out flower beds,cool pools, fountains and pathways Rock garden. The rose garden has over a hundred varieties of the flowers.An aerial ropeway across the garden.The dam and gardens are illuminated on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from 1900 - 2000 hrs. On other days they are illuminated on request for a fee.
The reservoir: Boating and fishing facilities are available here. Pedalboats, rowboats, water scooters and motorboats can be hired from 1000 - 1800 hrs. A well maintained swimming pool (Tuesday holiday). a fresh water aquarium (open1100 - 2000 hrs & 1300 - 2100 hrs on holidays) a snake park (open 0800 - 1800 hrs) a children's park.
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