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Vaigai Dam

Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India
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An Irrigation support to Madurai

Vaigai dam is built over Vaigai river. This water is used for both irrigation and drinking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GhiriTharan
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Chennai (Madras), India
Awesome place for evening outing

Nice place but the park has no lights at evening. The most beautiful place to see closely river... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Giby J
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Idukki District, India
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Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vaigai dam is built over Vaigai river. This water is used for both irrigation and drinking purposes. It is a nice place to visit and the scenery is great. There are parks on sides of the dam where children can have a nice fun.It will...More

1  Thank GhiriTharan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place but the park has no lights at evening. The most beautiful place to see closely river flow and dam was opened when I visited it's really look awesome seeing and we walk on top to see other side dam also its nice view....More

5  Thank Giby J
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

This dam is located in Theni. This is nice , wonderfull place to visit. We had a great time visited here.

1  Thank Ponniveerappan
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

After spending a morning of religious fervour visiting many temples, we were looking for a different outing. A post lunch 2 hour drive ( with a short coffee break) to the famous Vaigai dam was a wonderful decision. Constructed on river Vaigai the dam area...More

1  Thank pinaki50
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

This dam built for collecting water for agriculture purpose. Situated near the ni madura highway.the dam was almost empty.and climate was little hot. We climbed the top of the dam and walk till the power House entrance through top. Enjoyed the garden park and mini...More

Thank Sabeera A
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

This dam is located in theni dt, 15kms away from theni. It's a big dam. Two sides of dam having garden. Nice place to come along with kids, families. It takes nearly 2 hours to see the full dam. Kids loved it. There is a...More

Thank Samueljebaraj24
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

A man-made dam running for more than 2kms to store the water derived from the catchmnet area adjoining the Palani and Kodaikanal hills. There is a canal from Mullai peryar river also to store the surplus water from that river originating in Idudlki district of...More

Thank Mohan2013
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

Vaigai Dam is very attractive and famous sight seeing place in madurai situated near Periyakulam | Theni District, Madurai, India.must see.

1  Thank yogindery
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Reviewed December 24, 2016

Before plan make sure the dam is having water, if not wait for the next chance. It won't be full of water all the calendar days. There is a park near to the dam. Good visit for all age group.

Thank grajesh
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This place used to be very good place for entertainment now it's very untidy n 0 maintenance. Too much litter all over and lots of insects. Very difficult in the evenings because too much mosquito and other insects.

Thank Suraj R
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