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Address: Ramakkalmedu, Idukki, India
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"Natural Air Spa"

If one is lucky enough to be here on a windy day, then you would not want to come back, but if it is not windy , it is just an ordinary view point. I have been to Ramakkal, 3... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Nithin M
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If one is lucky enough to be here on a windy day, then you would not want to come back, but if it is not windy , it is just an ordinary view point. I have been to Ramakkal, 3 times and I was lucky only once, although the wind was good enough to topple me that time. It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place offers a beautiful view point. What most of the people don't know is that there are two view points here. One is easily accessible by road while the other one is sort of hidden. The first view point has a statue which is reportedly the tallest in Kerala. Regarding the second view point, there is a small trek... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The View is great from the other side of the "Kuruvan Kurathi" statues, its a kind of trek however when one reaches there, its really windy, strong gusty winds. The view is mindblowing as one can see many towns in tamil nadu from here. However there are no good restaurants around. There' one small cool bar near the kuravan kurathi... More 

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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The view of Tamil Nadu from der was awesome. It provides a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu villages and towns. Rolling green hills and the fresh mountain air make Ramakalmedu and enchanting retreat. The hilltop also offers a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu towns of Cumbum, Theni, Kombe, Thevaram, Uthamapalayam, Bodinaykannor and Vaiga. The sight is even wonderful at dusk... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Nice place to visit . Unfortunately we went there during peak season. too much crowd all around. Kuravan-Kurathi statue there is good. No good restaurants nearby. If you have time, climb the hill next to the one where the statues are there. Farms in Tamilnadu are visible from there. good view. good climate. perfect place to relax.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Ramakkal is an historic place. This place receives powerful wind throughout the year. Because of it you can see the windmills installed here. I visited the "kuravan-kurathi" statue on top of hill. Cars and bike can go until the top of this hill and is a beautiful place for photography. Other hill needs a bit of trek to reach the... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It's a good hill with two statues. Has good wind & weather. No other major attractions. Need not go especially to visit this place. No major restaurants or other facilities around.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

calm and quite place for a break . beautiful place. Good statue over there. and nice fog. Good climate. itz like a walk through secret place to reach ramakkal a beautiful place like films and stories. enjoyed the place very much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautiful landscape and very quiet area, you should definitely go there for a bol of fresh air. very few European tourists, it s a great place to go if you want to enjoy Kerala's beauty without the tourist crowds.

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Kollam, India
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Good visit .. Specially on cold climate .. very good view of Theni District , Tamilnadu .You can see and walk through Kerala and Tamilnadu..In season the wind everywhere.. Means heavy wind .. coz Ramakkalmadu is the most windy place in Asia..

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