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Kannimara Teak

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary | 5 km from Thunakadavu, Palakkad, India
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Ranked #5 of 28 Attractions in Palakkad
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Chennai (Madras), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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76 reviews 76 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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Palghat
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

A massive tree - looks like an aged grandfather! The teak is inside the forest and the place is frequented by wild animals. You need to seek the guidance of the forest department staff and follow a rough beaten track.

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