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Address: Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary | 5 km from Thunakadavu, Palakkad, India
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A very old teak tree

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
profmohan
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Erode, Tamilnadu India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed in honeycomb and were taken for a guided trek in the morning. To trek in the fresh air was refreshing.

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Bangalore
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14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Giant teak, inside the forest. Could spot a lot of wildlife on the way. Need to travel through forest tracks to reach this place. Could travel in your own vehicle if you have booked your stay in the reserve.

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coimbatore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Kannimara translated in tamil is 'virgin"'I was told a story by the local tour guide on how the oldest Kannimara aParmbikulam was to be felled down by the British and how it shed blood as tears, That fasinated me. The sheer girth and height of one of the oldest Kannimara was awsome

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Trivandrum
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

460 years old. 7 meters wide and 50 M high inside the forest. A memorable journey to the place. local guides are extremely freiendly and helpful which must be one of parambikulam USP.

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Pondicherry, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I liked the grandness of this tree. this tree is witness to the centuries of activities of civilizations on this planet earth. It stands like a symbol of immortality upon this earth. It defies death's dictum. A symbol of generosity, patience, and immortal growth.

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Thiruvalla, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Hats off to the officials who still manage both the extremes- promote tourism as well as conserve nature. The largest teak tree. it is so massive

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This huge tree as the board says is a very old tree and we had not seen a teak tree as big as this. We were taken here as part of the organised safari by the forest dept in their bus.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

magnificant tree must see. you can take jungle safari in parambikulam forest office they will take you there oru can trek down with the guide.

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