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“lovely view”
Review of Neyyar Dam

Neyyar Dam
Ranked #5 of 16 things to do in Kovalam
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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“lovely view”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

worth a visit. interesting to see how the lack of monsoon has affected the water level (proof of global warning maybe)

Visited January 2013
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Milan, Italy
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“Nice experience @ Neyyar dam”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

The nayyar dam was a wonderful experiance . there is a crockdile park , a deer park and you can go on a lion safari there. There is an ashram near Neyyar dam where they teach yoga and you can even stay ther for few days . The condition of the crocodiles are very bad , they are held in very small cage i feel sorry for them . There is a deer park and you can see lovely deers free and gracing in the forest. You can enjoy a boat trip on Neyyar dam and there is an island where you can go to see the lions.

Visited December 2012
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Srinagar, Jammu And Kashmir, India
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Peaceful, beautiful, underutilized.”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

View of the dam and water is fantastic. The garden and pool are not maintained well. The view tower gives an amazing panoramic view-its breathtaking. But we tourists have destroyed the walls of the tower by writing with pen and markers and stuff. Its shameful when you see urine on the steps of the tower. Lion safari is average. Staff need to improve their behavior. The place needs to be respected by us and the govt.

Visited July 2012
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Elephant Rehab Centre near Neyyar Dam”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

The Elephant Rehabilitation Centre near Neyyar Dam was an enjoyable morning's excursion. Get there early (9am) and you'll be able to help bathing one of the younger elephants before the crowds appear. Feeding is between about 10 and 10.30, but get one of your party to queue for the elephant riding tickets, otherwise you could be left waiting for ages once the feed is over. Neyyar Dam itself was impressive but, other than a very distant sleeping lion, we didn't see much wildlife.

Visited December 2012
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful.”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

It's a functional REAL part of a visitor's experience. Avoid the Lion safari. It really is a bit rubbish. Luckily, the elephant sanctuary more than makes up for it. Even better, do neither. Just find somewhere secluded like Bio Veda and enjoy the views and read a good book. What a place.

Visited January 2013
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