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The Malampuzha garden is located 10 km from Palakkad town.This famous picnic spot, which comprises a dam and beautifully landscaped gardens comprising lawns and meadows with a lot of innovative tourist attractions such as musical/dancing fountains, lights, etc is situated on the lower hills of the Western Ghats. There are frequent buses to this place from Palakkad.Very many movie song and dance sequences are shot here frequently.

The appealing features of the garden are its lush green lawns, well laid-out flower beds, cool pools, fountains and pathways.The novel rock garden with glass cut landscapes and sculptures is a special feature. The rose garden has over a hundred varieties of the flower. An aerial ropeway across the garden lends fun and excitement to the trip.The dams and gardens are illuminated on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from 1900 - 2000 hrs. On other days they are illuminated on request for a fee.

The passenger ropeway made available here is the first of its kind in South India. Road train trips for a joy ride can also be availed in the garden from morning till evening. The telescope tower can also be utilized by the visitors for detailed observation.

The reservoir at Malampuzha offers enchanting boating and fishing facilities for travellers. Pedalboats, rowboats, water scooters and motorboats can be hired from 1000 - 1800 hrs. A well maintained swimming pool, a fresh water aquarium, a snake park and a childrens park are added attractions at Malampuzha.

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