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Telescope is terrific

This observatory is located in a beautful forest . Unfortunately it's not maintained but if you... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Extraordinary789366
Nice place

This observatory is located in a small forest. This place is very useful to view many planetary... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Nithya123
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Aug 27, 2018
“Telescope is terrific”
Dec 31, 2017
“Nice place”
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Javadu Hills, Kavalur, Vellore, India
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This observatory is located in a beautful forest . Unfortunately it's not maintained but if you get a chance for star gazing , the experience would be really great .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This observatory is located in a small forest. This place is very useful to view many planetary bodies.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nithya123
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The kavalur Observatory is situated amidst beautiful forest range. On a clear night you can have an excellent vision of the planetary bodies in our galaxy. The Observatory is open for public only on Saturdays.

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank dashfaqd
Reviewed 31 March 2016

people who are interested in the history of the Jawans can come here and know about it. The guide explains it all.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank kavyatanwani
Reviewed 27 March 2016

It is NOT a tourist place. There are no restaurants or eatery nearby. It is open for public only on Saturday and one should reach there by 6 PM. Entry is permitted only after 6.45 PM and till then you have to hang around near...More

Date of experience: March 2016
7  Thank 286RAVI_J
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This observatory is approximately 10 kms from the nearby village of Jamunamarathur. Though the observatory is praised for its largest telescope, public viewing is restricted to a 6" telescope through which you can never experience the effect of star-gazing. Observatory is open for Public only...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank franklinsijo
Reviewed 30 July 2013

not very well maintained- lot of beehives-be careful can get beestings - scenic drive - but should go in group- not sure about the safety security of travel- little beyond there is a tribal village - jawadi hills - supposed to be beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2013
6  Thank debashish_danda
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