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Address: Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India

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Hot hot vaigai dam and park

Went in january 2015 for visiting dam. Very less water in dam. We need to climb so much to go top and see the disappointment of no water and get roasted in hot sun. Park is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
Raju K
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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is dam is located 69 km from Madurai. The water from Periyar River comes in tunnels to this dam. There is a beautiful garden here and is regarded as the ‘Vrindavan of Tamilnadu’. This is a popular picnic spot.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went in january 2015 for visiting dam. Very less water in dam. We need to climb so much to go top and see the disappointment of no water and get roasted in hot sun. Park is there but since very hot we were feeling to exit soon. This might not be a good review since I am from Bangalore.I saw... More 

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coimbatore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

There is water in the Dam now. and what better time than this, to visit this place!. children would love it,

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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

its very nice to see with water in this dam. the outflow of water from the shutter was very beautifull

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Madurai
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Vaigai dam Built across the majestic River Vaigai near Andipatti, the dam with a height of 111 feet can store 71 feet of water. It is 7 kms from A ndipatti, 14 kms from Theni and 70 kms from Madurai. This dam was opened on January 21, 1959. The dam is unique for the sylvan gard en around it. The... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This dam is almost the same as Bhavanisagar dam which i have already reviewed in TA, except that it has a few gates less. There is a park built below the dam where you can spend a quiet evening, the dam is a marvelous structure and you are even allowed to walk to the top to see the river bed.... More 

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Ramagundam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Dry river, dirty river bed and equally poorly maintained dam. the river bed was more of a grazing ground for stray cattle, although it could have been brought to a better use.

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Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is one great place for a nice picnic and many school children's excursion are arranged to this spot. But now a days this place maintenance is becoming very poor and nobody considers this as a picnic spot.There is not much resting place from sun or other facilities here. If you want to see where vaigai river originates you can... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Celebrity corporate club made this trip.WOW! what a dam! vaigai dam was superb!view was excellent.Thanks to Celebrity corporate club

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Madurai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Vaigai dam used to be a nice place for school excursions and I remember every year my school took us on a trip and we even had NCC camps conducted there. Those were the days when the huge park and small zoo at the dam was well maintained and was fun to be there. But in the recent years the... More 

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