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Address: Kodaikanal Road, Kodaikanal, India
Phone Number: 9442828366
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Good lake with nice ambience

The Lake has been maintained well , the boating in the lake has been good . The climate has been nice .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Boston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Lake has been maintained well , the boating in the lake has been good . The climate has been nice .

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Thank ajsrinivas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went kodaikanal on yesterday with my friends.I m visiting many places like botanical garden,View point etc...but I m only impressed this lake.because in the middle of the lake there r lotz of birds and flowers are there.wen we go to boating the birds d flowers all these kind of impressions around us.Such a beautiful place i m visiting this... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kodaikanal lake have boating facility which you can avail. There are many lawn around for the tourist to sit and enjoy the weather. There are many local shops selling local items.

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Thank Sc0rpionGal
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lake is clean, but very overrated, as there is just a small boat house and nothing else to pass one's time

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Thank sbrrao
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went as a couple and enjoyed boating and cycling around the lake. There are pedal boats , rowing boats and shikara type boats . The lake is man made which is quite large in area and almost 60 feet deep. Though the lake is beautiful , it is not maintained well and has lot of unwanted plants spreading across... More 

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Thank Kamal A
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no doubt it is one of the best lake in the Hill station and it is really big one and the people who go for walking and cycling will vouch this. Absolutely this lake is one of the Good entertainment for all ages of people. The one who is going for early walking are really lucky one and... More 

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Thank Ramamurthy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must visit just enjoy d view in this peaceful boat ride n it relaxes every tensed muscle n tissue in our body. Its a very beautiful place n wen u sit on d green grasslawn at d borders n view d scene its life time memory to take back home with U. Lots of shopping stalls, food stalls, horse... More 

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Thank Lily D
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One should definitely take a walk around this lake early morning around 6pm and cherish the beauty of sunrise here

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Thank lakshmi2016
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kodaikanal is a serene, beautiful place. The chill in the air, the vivid landscape and the amazing skyline stay with you long after your trip. The lake is so profoundly blue that the scenic view looks nothing less than a painting. There are a lot of activities to keep you occupied. The lake offers boating which is a wonderful experience... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful seneic lake not to miss while you travel to kodaikanal.This is artificial lake & it has variety of boating options. They provide life jackets for self pedal boats mostly. Those ripples in the water, views with chill weather around you make you feel more enjoyable. There are some properties around this lake providing lakeside views if... More 

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