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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Pieta on the Rock

A pieta created on a Rock in the back waters in Poovar back waters/island. Originally part of the sea, but submerged with the Neyyar river waters when the dam was built in Neyyar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sam E
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Mumbai (Bombay), India

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A pieta created on a Rock in the back waters in Poovar back waters/island. Originally part of the sea, but submerged with the Neyyar river waters when the dam was built in Neyyar.

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Mumbai
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is prominently located connecting river back water & sea beach. Boat ride through back water offers nice view. However price quoted by boating agency for boat ride is very high. Negotiate heavily with the operating agency. We got the deal for nearly half the initial price quoted.

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Thank harisht2015
Warangal, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very nice reception people who calld us as we late to know by wt time we will b arriving ..n made arrangements for receving as we have to drive in a boat to reach the resort..n was really surprised to see the location...n the next best thing was the dinner n nextday breakfast...overall its a vry nice experience..

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Thank pradeep145
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the best part of my Keral trip.. Best Backwaters and very nice beaches...Recommended for all kind of group...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss the trip, you will find beautiful flora and fauna while you ride in the boat on the backwater river around this island and also visit the beach. Don't let kids get to the water, it's dangerous.

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Thank anirban73
Bharuch, India
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its beach exactly like a foreign location beach..having very little crowd... We can reach over there by slow boat ferry from trivendrum they will sail us through various canals slowly that also a treat to ride.. And this is Not an ordinary and conventional beach where you would find lots of shops and all..Here you would find just coconut water,... More 

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LONDON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

like a boat in a jungle ride , well worth the ride seeing all the birds and plantations, going through the narrow canals and back waters

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Thank NAZARLondon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its more of a local attraction..unlike kovalam the place is neither surrounded my shops nor by people...a very good calm n serene ..what tops it all is the drive from the city...loved it

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Thank Laswin J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If u r in trivandrum this is the place u must visit. Backwater boating is the best thing to do at poovar. I hired a boat for inr 2000 for 1.5 hrs initial they asked for3500 but after some bargening i settled it for 2000 rs. 1.5 hrs time is more than sufficient dont go for 2 hours tour

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this while boat ride at Poover's back waters. There is Golden sand's beach near by. Poocer back water ride is awesome and not to miss while visiting Poover

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