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Kannimara Teak

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary | 5 km from Thunakadavu, Palakkad, India
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Palakkad
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Most recent review
- May 17, 2014
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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
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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60 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Bangalore, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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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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