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Address: Kottapadi, Guruvayur, India
Phone Number: +91 487 255 6335

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Anakkotta is an amazing tourist place at Guruvayoor.We can see and watch the life a elephants in that camp.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Guruvayur, India
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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is 5 Km away from Guruvayur temple, and one of the largest elephant sanctuary ..you can see many elephants in single place, you can hire local transport to reach there once you are In Guruvayur

Thank Sham K
Guruvayur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Anakkotta is an amazing tourist place at Guruvayoor.We can see and watch the life a elephants in that camp.

Thank gentlejoseph
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

53 elephants were there as on Nov 2016. It was interesting to observe their activities. But many are chained heavily so that the only movement possible was just rocking the body. There is enough parking for vehicles. Parking fees and entry fees are to be paid. No photography allowed.

Thank Jijocj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to visit with family and mainly kids so that they will enjoy a lot after seeing this giant animals living on earth. Its always very nice to see elephants whether it is 6 yrs or 60 yrs they will surely like this animals.

Thank Sudharson M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to see here other than tide elephants not even like a zoo. Not a place to visit as per my opinion.

Thank Subodh J
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Punnathur Kotta, The earlier Palace ground of the local ruler was turned into an elephant Sanctuary since 1975. About 60-85 Elephants can be seen here. During Guruvayoor Festivat time (Feb-March), maximum Jumbos will be there present here. Located about 5 Kms from the Guruvayoor Temple is a place one must see while at Guruvayoor. Though the place is worth a... More 

Thank Anil A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Some 60 elephants are taken care of in this elephant corrall that belongs to the Guruvayur temple. Vets take care of the animals and there are three handlers to each elephant. The animals are not ill-treated or paraded in the hot sun. However, elephants are gregarious and the authorities have tied each animal separately under a tree. The elephants lack... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

visited this place in october 2016.can find nearly 50 elephants.best place to kill your time.hardly 3kms from guruvayoor

Thank Vinayan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Awesome to see so many elephants doing different stuff at one place. Must SEE!! You dont get to see so many elephants at once place. This is a must vist place in Guruvayoor

Thank Sundar M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I went to this "captive elephants park" with my family. As soon as I got inside I felt a nice vibe! The whole place belonged to the famous writer Mathavi Kutti's family, which donated it to the Guruvayur temple for its elephants. There's an entrance ticket fee, 10rs for adults, 5rs for children. Timings are from 10am to 5pm, no... More 

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