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Kodaikanal Lake

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Address: Kodaikanal Road, Kodaikanal, India
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I visited kodaikanal lake on May 31,2015. It is a nice place to enjoy. If you walk around the lake you will cover approximately 6 km.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

There is good boating facility. We did pedal and row boating. There are cycles available on rent and one can cycle around the lake. Children can also enjoy horse rides here.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We were a little late to reach there. So the boating was closed. We took for a bicycle ride in the rain.Wow! Even writing about that brings joy to heart.So,If it rains when you are there,don't miss it. You're lucky !!!

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Kodaikanal is a very small city, and after all day's tiring sight seeing Kodaikanal Lake is the best place to end your day at the city. Situated at the centre of the city, it has a very beautiful scenic view. Around the lake there are lots activity options available, like renting a bicycle and exploring the lake side. There are... More 

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tiruchirappalli
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I visited kodaikanal lake on May 31,2015. It is a nice place to enjoy. If you walk around the lake you will cover approximately 6 km.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Everybody tell this as a must visit place in kodaikanal. Boating is the only attraction. Beware of sunburns ..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

The garbage spilt around and inside the lake stinks. Though it is fenced with barbed wire we find a few sitting beneath some trees quietly fishing with discreet wires, opening the fence a little. Boating is a nice experience, pedalling, rowing or motoring. The water of the lake is very much contaminated. Do not attempt drinking it. Food in the... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went for a boating in the lake. Lot of filth and dirty water around the lake corners. Kodai municipality has to do much more than what they do to create a good tourist experience

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Boating in the Kodai Lake is still a great option and the views all around are good. The traffic management around the lake particularly near Bryants Park needs to improve. parking is tough. Horse riding or cycling around the lake no longer looks appealing with all the cars and crowds on the road around the lake.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Great spot for boating and quite scenic. Row boats, paddle boats and shikaras are the options for boating. There are a lot of small shops all around the lake. Cycling (rentals are available all around the lake) and horse riding are other activities which one can do.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The Views around the Lake it Beautiful. We did Boating and enjoyed a lot as the Weather was Good and the Beauty around the lake is very nice. Moreover there are many Points from where you could take Boat for ride so the rush gets divided and we can do Boating from all the sides if we have a time.

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