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Address: Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India
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Can just hault while on the way!!

ok place where the running water certainly gives you a chance to be wet during your journey.. nice destination for small halt on the way.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
anksladd
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Gurgaon, India
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Madurai, India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This vaigai dam is situated very close to madurai ...about an hour drive and beautiful scenic place and the gardens are well maintained

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Thank Bharathi7
Madurai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vaigai dam is about an hour drive from Madurai and a nice place for relaxation.We went on a retreat to this place and enjoyed.

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Thank dsam_dev
Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ok place where the running water certainly gives you a chance to be wet during your journey.. nice destination for small halt on the way.

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Thank anksladd
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Very near to madurai, people can go for one day picinic , this dam is for irrigation purpose. water flow to madurai , beautiful garden at vaigai dam

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Thank 556sanjiv
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Watching the vast amount of water collected at the Upstream side, the gargantuan structure of the dam and water rushing through the sluice gates are a beauty to watch. But, when I visited this dam I was utterly disapppointed with the way they are maintaining the place. The PWD should take steps to maintain the cleanliness of this dam and... More 

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Thank kprasadnarayanan2015
Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Fresh Air!!.nice scenery. However little bit hot. Vaigai dam located in Theni district of tamilnadu with hydroelectric power plant. Entrance fee 5 ruppees. A small and beautiful park is also there.

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Thank SkyFlight
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The only saving grace was gates had been opened and water was in full flow. Otherwise it's a poorly maintained place with not much to do.

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Thank Nagarajan L
Bellevue, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Disclaimer, I visited on a drizzling November afternoon when the dam shutters were closed. When shutters of a dam are closed, according to me, a dam loses a significant proportion of her charm. But that apart, I found Vaigai dam and the gardens surrounding it to be poorly maintained, with trash spread around. Granted it takes a lot of effort... More 

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Thank Nostalgiyeah
Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Unfortunately we visited this place around noon time,since no other time was suitable for us. This dam is now almost empty and the water is not released much.It was quite hot during our visit.After climbing several steps,we landed at the top of the dam,only to find that the path just above the dam gates(road)is prohibited for general public. The parks... More 

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Thank TGMdelhi
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 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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