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Nirar Dam

Near Kodaikanal, Valparai, India
+91 82200 00820
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Very silent place to visit and travel from terrific road

Dam called Lower Nirar dam very nice place inside the jungle and a tunnel is there from Nirar dam... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
jovlp
,
Valparai, India
Pretty place but not much happens here

This is a pretty place but it is after all, just a dam. Unless you are technically qualified, this... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
Pooja P
,
Mumbai, India
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Near Kodaikanal, Valparai, India
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+91 82200 00820
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Dam called Lower Nirar dam very nice place inside the jungle and a tunnel is there from Nirar dam to Sholayar dam about 8 kilometers must see the tunnel. bring camera to click few great shots for photo lovers, and wear a shoes is better...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

This is a pretty place but it is after all, just a dam. Unless you are technically qualified, this place might not excite you much. The drive to get here is really pretty through the forest and may be you can visit it just for...More

Thank Pooja P
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

IT 's a nice dam it is 140 feet deep. Now we had seen the dam with 95 feet capacity and it was a great view and the staff here are taking real good care by explaining the details. They also ensure people are not...More

Thank Aravind D
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This is not familiar like compare to other dams.we don't have spend more time on there.on that place other good places to visit.

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

You could visit the 8 km water tunnel which was built in 1970's. You would need to take prior permission from the Dam Authorities if you wish to walk down to the tunnel which is close to a 10 min drive from the Dam. The...More

Thank Aj N
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

There is a 8 km tunnel constructed in 1970s which diverts water from here to Sholiyar dam. You enter entrance of tunnel. memorable experience

Thank Financejk S
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Nirar dam gives u an option to spend some quality time, when one visits valparai, as there are not many for one to get see in valparai. U could take some good pictures for ur memory, as the place itself is scenic. If one is...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2017

The dam provides exotic spot for tourists and draws more crowd for its construction and view. Great place to visit.

Thank 839sridharn
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

The 4km road from check point till the dam, very very ............bad. Nice to see the dam. We saw the baisons on the catchment area If you are allowed to see the tunnel,it's worth to see.

Thank kanagasundaram
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

It's around 15kms from Valparai. We went in our car. From this Dam water goes to many places around Valparai. we can drive upto dam so no need to walk. You can enjoy the beauty of tea plantation on the way. And if u wanna...More

Thank Jagadish K
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