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Address: Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary | 5 km from Thunakadavu, Palakkad, India
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Located about 5 km from tourist information center....its a very big tree well protected by the department of forestry

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kozhikode, India
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Kozhikode, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located about 5 km from tourist information center....its a very big tree well protected by the department of forestry

Thank Vimias
Palakkad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We visited this great tree during our visit to parambikulam dam. This is one of the biggest tree in India.

Thank Jimmie111
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This tree is considered as largest teak tree in the world, Many people come here and take photographs

Thank Rajkumar R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is supposed to be the oldest teak in the world, situated inside Parambikulam forest The tree will blow you away with its size, approximately has to be rounded with eight persons to cover the diameter.

Thank SunilKarat
Chidambaram, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

From Top slip you have to go up to the Kerala Border.Then you must park your own vehicle there and book tickets for Safari with the Kerala Forest department.It's Usually took about 2 hours.they took you to various Places on the way.But the Highlight is this Kannimara Teak that is believed to be more than 500 years old.The Local tribes... More 

Thank Raja P
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Kannimara Teak is said to be the world's largest Teak Tree at an astounding girth of 6.48m and 48.75 m high. The jungle safari makes a quick stop at this location for tourists to visit.

Thank tina_elsa
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

this giant teak stands amidst the tropical forest with a girth of 7.02 m and height of about 40 mts . the surroundings are very calm .

Thank sbhargava2013
Aluva, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It was truly an amazing experience to see the 460+ years old Kannimara TEAK and to understand the beliefs of tribals. It is believed that when this teak was once tried to cut, red colored liquid similar to blood came out in large volumes and then tribals decided not to cut it and from then it is worshiped as Kannimara... More 

Thank ShiyasRehman
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It is big tree. It has great history, but all the places are dried.To see this you have to stay in Parambikkulam or to take safari. Cost of the safari is 170 INR per head. Cab will start if there is a minimum of 18 people.

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Erode, Tamilnadu India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The tree is said to be more than 400 years old. It is in good health. The girth or circumference of the tree is unusually large for a teak tree. Of course most teak tress are cut down in their prime for timber. The legend says that when people wanted to cut down the tree, a blood like fluid oozed... More 

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