major tourist attraction is the site of a large irrigation dam built across
the Bharathapuzha. The town is set at the base of the hills of the Western
Ghats, and around the large reservoir are beautiful rose gardens and amusement
parks for children as well as facilities for boat cruises on the reservoir.
The famous work "Yakshi" by Kerala's acclaimed sculptor Kanayi Kunhiraman is another attraction
in this garden.
Modelled after the amusement park in Delhi, Bombay and
Madras is the Fantasy Park, the first amusement park in Kerala. Built on
9 acres of land along the road, the park is situated near to the Rose garden
Hailed as the Vrindavan of Kerala, Malampuzha Garden
exudes a perfect synchronisation of the grandeur of the mountains blending
with the serenity of rivers. The natural grandeur of the garden is enhanced
by fresh water aquarium, snake park and children's park with a toy train.
The water reservoir in the middle of lush green gardens is ideal for boating
The first rock garden of South India, sculpted by world
renowned Padmshree Nekchand of Chandigarh is also at Malampuzha. The star
attraction at the Malampuzha Garden is the udhan khatola- South India's
only Passenger Ropeway.
How to reach Malampuzha
From Palakkad -10 Kms
From Coimbatore - 60 Kms
From Chennai - 550 Kms
From Bangalore - 425 Kms
Nearest Station - Palakkad
Nearest Airport - Coimbatore
Where To Stay In Malampuzha
Malampuzha Garden House (K.T.D.C.)
Govardhan Holiday Village III/413, Rock
Garden Road, Malampuzha
Phone: 0491-815262 /63/64