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Mathur Aqueduct

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Address: Near Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari, India
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wow, excellent sceneray place

the place is amazing with very beautiful forest in the background. a local person told that it was build between two mountains to bring water to another village. Excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nandana1
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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Chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views on either side are spectacular with a green canopy as far as the eyes can see. The bridge however is badly maintained. Some of the concrete railings are broken and have not been replaced leaving gaps which is scary. Children should not be taken as it is a safety hazard. Or need close supervision and hand holding is... More 

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is amazing with very beautiful forest in the background. a local person told that it was build between two mountains to bring water to another village. Excellent recommended place to visit.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a 1969 construction it was amazing. A must visit place. Be careful if you are not fond of heights

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Thank Obeid N
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Late Sri.Kamaraj,Chief Minister's contribution to the people for this region. This one takes water through a channel from one mountain to another. The cost was Rs.13 Lakhs (1963-69). Maathur Aqueduct has become a popular tourist attraction in Kanyakumari District. From the center of the Aqueduct, one can see a vast expanse of greenery, with rolling hills of the Western... More 

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Thank J0rden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a place nobody knows much. It is called Thottipalam in local language. It is made for carrying irrigation water from one hill to amother. This canal is standing over a number of very high rise pillars and there is a small walking bridge alongside this canal. I like this place very much. But we should be careful about small... More 

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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I planned to visit this location after seeing good reviews in trip advisor. Thanks god it was a nice experience. I recommend this . Go early morning when there is no rush .You can stand there enjoying cool breeze and spectacular view of hills.

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Thank g_cherian
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is about 65 km from kanyakumari rly station when you walk at this bridge you feel you are walking in sky,the trees are below your foot a must see spot

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Thank Rakesh B
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

As part of local sightseeing trip from kanyakumari we visited this attraction.This aqueduct carries irrigation water from an elevated levelof one hill to another hill.It is almost one kilometer long and around 115 feet height.It is converted as tourist attraction.Walk on the aqueduct to have the beautiful view of expanse of greenery.you are almost walking top of trees , it... More 

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Rajapalayam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The Late Sri.Kamaraj,Chief Minister's contribution to the people of this region. There are bridges to transport vehicles. But this one takes water through a channel from on mountain to another. The cost was Rs.13 Lakhs. 1963-69

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Mathur Aqueduct was constructed in 1966 by the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, K. Kamaraj, as a drought relief measure across the river Pahrali.[citation needed] Its purpose is to carry water for irrigation from an elevated level of one hill to another. The irrigation water feeds the taluks of Vilavancode and Kalkulam.n recent times, Mathur Aqueduct has become a... More 

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