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Address: Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India
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Idle time is post rainy season

Vagai Dam can be reached from Madurai through Theni or from Andipatti. You need to get down at a place know as "kana velaku" and need to take a local transport to reach the dam... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

this is the one of the best place to visit in Theni,Madurai,the dam is situated at 7 km from Andipatti, and approx 70 km From Madurai.A Small and beautiful park is maintained by the Water Resources Department on both sides of the Dam. A small bridge connects the two sides of the park in front of the dam enjoying a... More 

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Bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Vagai Dam can be reached from Madurai through Theni or from Andipatti. You need to get down at a place know as "kana velaku" and need to take a local transport to reach the dam. You can easily find Auto or Van running trips to the dam from here. There are random times for public transport as well. If you... More 

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Madurai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Vaigam Dam constructed in 1959 in Theni District near Andipatty. Height of dam is 111 feet and water can be stored up to 71 feet. Vaigai dam is the main source of water for Theni, Madurai,Didigul,Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts. There are two beautiful parks in north and south sides of dam which is a nice attraction for kids. It is... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Fortunately a lot of rain were there and the dam stood to 46 plus feet . Awesome view of Water on the back drop of mountain hills. But there is no neat restaurant to sit and eat. Not even a neat cafeteria.

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Bangalore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 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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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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