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Big Lake

Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India
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Ranked #6 of 16 Attractions in Yercaud
Type: Bodies of Water
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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

One of the joys of visiting Yerkaud is to take the paddle boat for half hour. It's open till 5pm and cost abt INR 50 per person.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This lake is situated in the centre of the city..It has parks surrounded around it ,where u can relax..You can go boating in the lake..They have motor boats,peddle boats etc..Its a nice way to while away your time..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It is a big lake with boating facility. The maintenance of fountain is not good. The adjacent park with lot of birds are an added attraction for children.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Is is a small one in comparison with OOty or Kodaikanal, but much calmer. Tourist rush is not so much to disturb the serinity of the lake, nor thick surrounding of shos. One can seat besides it and spend time leasurely for hours together. Only problem, through 'trip advisor', I want to draw attention towards the authority that the gates... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Beautiful lake spanning a vast area at the center of Yercaud. There is a variety of boats like motor boats, row boats and pedal boats. One positive aspect of Yercaud lake is the administration makes it compulsory to wear life jackets. If other tourist centers like ooty, kodaikanal also strictly follow this in different lakes while boating it will do... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a small lake by any standards and when compared to the lakes in Kodaikanal or Ooty this is surely small!!!! But this is one of the star attractions in Yercaud and definitely worth a visit. For those who consider boating a recreation a choice of pedal boat, row boat or motor boat is available. The water quality isn't... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Good place for boating in evening time. but the lake needs to be much cleaner than it is. Prices are bit on higher side

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It is a lake with a few boats. should be 1 kmsq. that's about it. we can take some good snaps. The bajji shops outside the lake and amazing. you can enjoy some hot egg, chilli, onion bajjis in the fresh climate..

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After all the drive of the scenic attractions, its a good relaxing place. You could go boating or just walk around the lake.

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Salem, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It is a quite place to sit and unwind yourself.There are also lots of activities for kids,boating was a nice experience.Good place to enjoy some time with the family. We visited in the summers and this time of the year it's better to avoid the lake in the afternoon. If possible come during the evenings much better for enjoying

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