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Mathur Aqueduct

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Address: Near Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari, India

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Very nice view

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Tirunelveli, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Marvelous idea, one region is in drought, one place have surplus water to bring the water to the other a river is intefereing, so a aquaduct (water bridge) has been built to pass the water from one place to another place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Mathur hanging bridge was constructed to provide water to the people who were living on the other hill. This bridge is the first Aquaduct that was constructed to provide supply of water from one hill to another. The walkway on top of this brillant Aquaduct is about 1 to 11/2 kms in length. Once you reach the middle of... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This bridge was built by Kamaraj during his political tenure to share water between 2 mountains. Water is being shared using the duct built along with the pathway. water is being shared/passed for 10 months during the year. Don't visit during April & May as you will miss to witness the actual purpose this was built for.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Mathur Aqueduct ( or Mathur Thotti Paalam as it is locally called ) is a very high bridge with a water aqueduct carrying water between two village. It is supposed to be the longest trough bridge standing at over 100 ft in height. It is on the Marthandan- Pechiparai Road . Ideally this can be covered as a part of... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Magnificent view of the surroundings from a great height. Climb down and feel the height. Superb view of the forests and the river flowing down the area. A must visit place around Kanyakumari.

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