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“the lake in kodaikanal. the heart of the city” 4 of 5 stars
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Kodaikanal Lake
Kodaikanal Road, Kodaikanal, India
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Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Kodaikanal
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pattukkoottai,tamilnadu state
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“the lake in kodaikanal. the heart of the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

one of the most beautiful lakes in hill stations, the large and serene lake is the first place one visits on reaching kodai. Well-maintaned and kept quite clean, the lake provides multiple activities- rowing boats in the calm and placid waters, walking and jogging along the well maintained pathways winding around the lake, abut 6 kms in length, cycle and bike riding, pony riding, shopping ,eating or just relaxing watching all these activities.

Visited October 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“as long as you're there...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

i circled this lake. I've seen lakes before, and there is nothing particular about this place worth going. Just a lake.

Visited August 2012
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India
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“Kodai chillness....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Unlike Munnar and Ooty there is some thing special about Kodaikanal is that the wind is chilly all through and hence you need to make sure you are prepared accordingly. This location is definetly worth seeing with its spwarling lake and take time to walk around the lake which i am sure will take about 45 minutes. There are other plenty of attractions and you can hire a cab around for the same. Discuss with two or more taxiwalas before deciding the price for the same.

Visited May 2012
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Ahmedabad, India
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“good but not the best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

lake is in center of the city. there are multiple attraction there. 1) boating in a lake is pleasent experience. 2) cycling or walking around on lake road is nicev 3) there are multiple shops near lake from where you can buy local items like chokolates, ayurvedic medicines 4) braynt park is near to lake

Visited September 2012
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“An Afternoon of Meandering”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Renting a bicycle to ride around the lake and up along streets that lead from the circle road is a great idea and a great way to see all of the lake. One part of the lake is more populated with visitors and the other side is removed, with forests that come right down to the road.

Visited September 2012
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