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Address: Kottapadi, Guruvayur, India
Phone Number: 914872556335

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Good place where we can see lot of elephants

This is one place where you can see around 30-40 elephants together, where they take bath, eat, and sleep. This is one elephant sanctuary which is owned by guruvayur devasom... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2016
Sajith S
Kozhikode, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We could see more than 30 elephants in this place. No camera allowed, even mobile cameras. But this is worth visiting as we can get to see so many huge elephants in one single place.

Thank Srivathsan P
Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit destination for all elephant lovers. A place which houses the elephants of Guruvayur temple. One km walk around this elephant camp is an experience for the kids. Photos and videos are not allowed in here.

Thank larrouse
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its an average park with few elephants in them, u just have to take a walk around the park and see different sizes of elephant tied in chains. most of the elephants are in bad shape. none look healthy. its supposed to be a elephant rehab center, but looks more like elephant trauma center. over all kids might enjoy it.... More 

Thank Sree K
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to visit in Guruvayur. Located about 2-3 KM away from the Guruvayur temple, this old palace is made as a home for the elephants of Guruvayur devaswom. Almost all of these elephants are given as offering to the temple by different people. There are 54 (that is what I could remember) living here now. I don't think... More 

Kozhikode, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This is one place where you can see around 30-40 elephants together, where they take bath, eat, and sleep. This is one elephant sanctuary which is owned by guruvayur devasom (temple) and all the elephants here are owned by guruvayur temple..kids will like this place for sure where in which they will get excited by seeing these many elephants together.... More 

Thank Sajith S
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I visited the punnathur anna kota during my visit to guruvayur. It was a nice experience to visit the place with family. Its very stunning to see the elephants in such a huge number (about 54 of them as i was told by the guard)

Thank tpsrinivasavaradan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Horrible yet eye opening experience. It made me realize at what point it is horrific and has to change. The elephants are chained at three legs and cannot move more than 2ft, as well as can not lay down, which they don't do frequently but need to for rest. I also saw an elephant in a cage about 15x15ft and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice trip to Punnathur Kotta. Actually this place is very near by my home., Almost 4 kilo meters. I visit here alone.. with my friends.. family... u can watch and learn more about the Elephants. U can see the training cage.. and trainers.. The pool for the elephants., And more more things are there.. Enjoy..

Thank Noufal K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

it is very much stunning to see a huge family if elephants at one single place along with there mahots (trainers)

Thank MEHER67
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

It was a nice experience to visit the place with family. Very informative.We had gone there with parents, brother & my family. My daughter enjoyed a lot.

Thank RakeshG

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