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Yelagiri trip

You may want to put this as last in your place to see list. The observatory is closed and just a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saurabh j
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Science learning trip

Visitors allowed only Saturday evening prior permission to get in office individual transportation... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2016
Karthick K
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4 weeks ago
“Yelagiri trip”
Aug 27, 2018
“This attraction is closed”
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Javadi Hills Kavalur, Yelagiri, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You may want to put this as last in your place to see list. The observatory is closed and just a view from a small telescope there is no point of such a long drive

Thank Saurabh j
Reviewed August 27, 2018

When we went on our trip to Yelagiri on 20/08/2018, we decided that we'll call up this place and ask for a slot. Nobody attended the call and we could not make a booking. We were informed later by Sterling Resorts Yelagiri that this attraction...More

1  Thank VivekH93
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The place was wonderful, but only issue was with the remote location. Also, the way to this place was quite rough. Otherwise, we really enjoyed watching stars and planet.

4  Thank jkrupali2015
Reviewed April 15, 2017

To show the children that this is the Asia's largest telescope is one thing and another is showing them the stars and planets through a minor telescope at public visiting hrs on 18:00-20:00 hrs is good. Only thing is the effort to reach the place....More

8  Thank SathyaChandran
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Public are allowed to only 16cm telescope, which is usually installed in almost all small observatory. The 1meter telescope is only for research purposes and not meant for public viewing. So decide before travelling to such a long distance in the hill road.

8  Thank KumaranR41
Reviewed January 20, 2017

We visited this place on Saturday during Pongal holidays. We had called up the place and were told to come at around 6:30 pm. We were there a bit early and waited for registering our names for the telescope visit. Closer to the admission time...More

10  Thank JamilChennai
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We went to this place during our Yelagiri trip. The drive to this place is not worth it. Because of 2 reasons: 1. They only let general public see through a 6 inch lens telescope i.e. you don't get to actually see anything. Planets are...More

5  Thank filtercoffeeboss
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Visitors allowed only Saturday evening prior permission to get in office individual transportation best less Num of buses only available buses from vaniyambadi alangayam and polur nearst railway station is vaniyambadi and junction is jolepettai between chennai Bangalore/Salem stretch

4  Thank Karthick K
Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is a gold mine for star gazers. The cities are too much polluted by light and dust. This observatory is located in the middle of the forest on Javadi hills. It is a visual treat to see the sky even with a naked eye....More

2  Thank PRVinod
Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We never knew it was open only on Saturday and that too evening 7 00 pm. We need to enter with prior permission.

7  Thank Sunil B
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