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Small but nice dam

This dam is small compared to mettur dam or aazhiyar but it is good and there is a park for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
divak21
A very large Dam and great picnic spot

This is a must see place in Madurai if you are traveling with kids. The Dam is itself. Crossing the... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
PrassannaM1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This dam is small compared to mettur dam or aazhiyar but it is good and there is a park for children but it is dark and some amusement items are broken. there is a beautiful toy train which is a must visit

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank divak21
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

If u want to have some peaceful time for yourself you can find it here in Vaigai Dam area.. there is a park and a place where u can walk along the river Vaigai.. beautiful place and neatly kept.. on weekends you may find some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is a must see place in Madurai if you are traveling with kids. The Dam is itself. Crossing the Dam from one side is a great experience. The Dam has a huge park for the children to play and the adults to relax. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank PrassannaM1
Reviewed June 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank GhiriTharan
Reviewed May 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
6  Thank gibyjosephin
Reviewed March 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Ponniveerappan
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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank pinaki50
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SabeeraA
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Samueljebaraj24
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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