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Address: Kottapadi, Guruvayur, India

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Elephants..... Elephants....

You can enjoy the scene, everywhere you can find elephants. This makes your kids enjoy. They can the pictures with the elephants(strict rules to be followed), and of course ,touch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 attraction reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This punathoor kotta elephant sanctuary is just 3 Km away from world famous Guruvayur Temple. You can see 65+ tuskers in this place. It is really worth to visit this place. Youy can also witness many mad elephant(Madayana) in isolated place. Thre are many famous Gajarajas in the group. You can also wact bathing and feeding section of elephants. Unlike... More 

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alapuzha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

You can enjoy the scene, everywhere you can find elephants. This makes your kids enjoy. They can the pictures with the elephants(strict rules to be followed), and of course ,touch them too...

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Hosur, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice place to spend with children. Especially during day time roaring sun, you can relax here... with you children enjoying with watching elephants. My child (3 years) enjoyed a lot at this place seeing lot of elephants in one place (even we have not seen such lot of elephants about 40-50 in one place. We have nicely watched various activities... More 

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Nagpur, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

One could see 58 huge mammoths they are real feast for the eyes. every one has its own speciality...each one are well fed and trained...that is really a memorable time

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is an ideal place to take your kids to, when you are in Thrissur/Guruvayur. There are lot of elephants, in various age group and the mahouts are usually very helpful regarding your doubts. The animals are very well kept and treated for ailments if any. The place is not too crowded and one can take your time for seeing... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

You can see more than 60 elephants in one place and can be seen different activities of elephants happening there.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Punnathurkotta the elephant camp is located at Kottapadi 3 km away from Guruvayur temple and 2 km away from Mammiyoor junction. It s a 10 acre compound which Dewaswom board purchased in 1975. It has a heritage palace of about 400 years old located in the middle of the sanctuary and is used as training centre for mahout. There is... More 

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Dubai
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It's the ideal place to watch elephants in a good atmosphere. This is place you will find elephants in different ages.A must visit place if you are a tourist looking for different types of destinations

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Guruvayur is not only famous for its temples but for its temple elephants.. This is a well maintained elephant shelter which is complying with latest Supreme court order which has visibly made elephants life better and they looked a lot more calmer than the last time I visited... If you are an elephant lover then you will definitely love walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Wow.. It was am uber cool experience in one word. Totally loved the ambience and the way these tuskers are taken care of. Must visit spot if you plan to visit Guruvayur !!

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