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“at least 4 to 5 points”
Review of Shooting Point

Shooting Point
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Durgapur, India
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“at least 4 to 5 points”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

these places are best explained by guides / drivers. we were lucky with driver krishnaji. the horse ride at one point @300 per horse was nice. b ut that place will soon be commercialised as heard.

Visited January 2013
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Bengaluru, India
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“Avoidable”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

It a big dry land with dried grass. Not sure why it is so famous because there is nothing much to see even after climbing a good amount of height. This place is ranked high on tripadvisor but I did not find this place to worth a visit. One can see many better sites in Ooty on the way. One can better utilize their time to visit other place instead shooting point.

Visited January 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“good”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

went in with much anticipation, had to walk a bit on an steep hill. all u see is only a barren valley & hear the locals say about the movies shot there.

Visited December 2012
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bangalore
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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“one big dry land with lot of local crowd n horses”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

I could hardly find 1 good shot 2 click around 360%.. Only hype n old bookish spot... easily avoidable

Visited December 2012
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India
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289 reviews
139 attraction reviews
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“The Vast Wenlock Downs Are So Beautiful”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Popularly called the Shooting Point courtesy umpteen Indian films being shot here, the Wenlock Downs are a scenic delight.

These vast meadows are situated along the Ooty Pykara road, a short distance from Ooty town. In off season and especially on weekdays, it is easy to find a stretch further away from the tourist parking area, with no one else in sight.

In clear weather, there is a panoramic view of the mountain peaks of the Nilgiris including the distinctive Mukurthi Peak which looks very much like a mans nose.

The Downs are a perfect picnic location. In season and on weekends there may be vendors selling snacks and beverages but at other times, it is best to pack a hamper to enjoy on the grass.

Those who enjoy walking will love meandering through the vast expanse. In spring and just after the monsoons, a variety of Nilgiri wildflowers peep through the grass.

This is one of the best attractions of Ooty and worth spending a few hours at. We make it a point to spend a half day here on every visit to the Nilgiris.

NOTE: In holiday season, there will probably be hordes of people and vendors and horses here along with the attendant rubbish that tends to accumulate in such places.

Visited February 2012
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