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Malampuzha Dam Palakkad, Photos, Pictures

Malampuzha, a little township on the foothills of the Western Ghats, is located 10 km from Palakkad town. The name Malampuzha originates from the river Malampuzha which flows through here. Major attractions are Dam,amusement park, boating facilities, rock garden and ropeway. Nurtured by this tributary of Kerala’s longest river, the Bharathappuzha, Malampuzha is a lush green town and has been a major tourist attraction for its trekking trails and the large irrigation dam.

Around the reservoir of the dam are beautiful gardens and amusement parks. Boating facilities are available on the lake. Other attractions in the Malampuzha garden are the beautifulrock garden , the fish-shaped aquarium, the snake park, the ropeway which takes you on an aerial tour of the park, and the gigantic Yakshi (an enchantress) sculptured by Kanai Kunhiraman, the leading sculptor of Kerala.

Malampuzha Attractions

The most interesting feature of the rock garden is that the whole place is made of unwanted and broken pieces of bangles, tiles, used plastic cans, tins and other waste materials. The garden is a master work of sculptor Padmasree Neck Chand Saini. Hisrock garden in Chandigarh is world famous and attracts thousands of tourists every year.

Dam, amusement park, boating facilities, rock garden and ropeway.

The towns is set at the base of the hills of the Western Ghats and around the large reservoir are beautiful rose gardens, an amusement park is the latest addition to the long list of places to see at Malampuzha Gardens.

The water reservoir in the middle of lush green gardens is ideal for boating. The garden with lush green lawns, countless flower beds, glittering/sparkling pools and fountains is surrounded by the Dam. The Specialityalso includes a Rope Car, whicheveryone would really enjoy.