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Attractions to explore near Manimuthar Dam

Manimuthar Dam
Manimuthar DamManimuthar Dam, Tamil Nadu 627421, India

The Manimuthar Dam is situated at the foothills of the scenic Podhigai Hills. It is built on the Thamirabarani River. The area features marvelous natural beauty. The spot where the waters, the mountains, and the sky meet offers a spectacular view.

Nearby Attractions

Agasthiyar Falls
Agasthiyar Falls7.85 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

Agastiyar falls is located near to the Papanasham in Thirunelveli district. The falls is located on the western ghats and to the Papanasam lower.

Papanasam Dam
Papanasam Dam7.85 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The Papanasam dam is also known as the Karaiyar dam. The dam is used to irrigate Thirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts.

Karaiyar Dam
Karaiyar Dam11.24 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

A beautiful picnic spot inside the Kalakkad mundanthurai reserve. Boating facilities are available here.

Bana Theertham water Falls
Bana Theertham water Falls11.93 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

It is located inside the picturesque location of the Karaiyar dam. This is a natural cascading falls located in the Kalakad Mundanthurai tiger reserve.

Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve12.07 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

Covering nearby 900 sq kms. This is a treasure trove for the wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Agasthyakoodam
Agasthyakoodam18.86 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The most difficult trek in Kerala, taking you to the top of Agasthyakoodam through forests and valleys and waterfalls.

Pechiparai Dam
Pechiparai Dam24.48 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

An artificial water body, situated near the pechiparai village of Kanyakumari. Constructed between 1897 and 1906. A European engineer was the one who worked behind this beautiful dam.

Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram
Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram30.20 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The 30 meters tall waterfall accessed by a hike through dense tropical forest.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary30.56 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

A dam-site with its beautiful tiny islands and a sanctuary with thick forest covers

Thirparappu WaterFalls
Thirparappu WaterFalls33.70 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The kodyar river makes it descent at the Thirparappu and the waterfall. It is a magnificent waterfall which will rejuvenate the viewer's mind. We can take a bath from this waterfall by enjoying the natural beauty.

Courtallam Main Falls
Courtallam Main Falls34.58 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The falls is located on the western ghats on the river Chittar and is considered as a medical spa on account of the medical smell in the waters.

Ponmudi Hill Station
Ponmudi Hill Station34.71 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The golden peaks of Ponmudi with its year-round cool climate and amazing scenery.

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue
Veerapandiya Kattabomman Statue35.85 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

This is the statue of the Historian, Freedom fighter Veeerapandya Kattabomman. He refused to accept the sovereignty of the British and waged a war against them.

Chitharal Rock Cut Temple
Chitharal Rock Cut Temple40.54 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

Also, called as Chitharal Malai kovil is situated in the Thiruchanattu malai. There are two monuments and also there is a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Tirthankaras and the attendant deities carved inside and outside dating back to 9th century AD.

Sasthampara
Sasthampara43.36 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Palaruvi Waterfalls
Palaruvi Waterfalls43.73 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

A 90 meters tall waterfall, surrounded by large boulders and plunging from a hill side creating pools below.

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Padmanabhapuram Palace45.79 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The 16th century palace standing as a finest example of traditional Kerala Architecture and was once the residence of the erstwhile Travancore Royal Family

Pathimoonnu Kannara Bridge
Pathimoonnu Kannara Bridge49.73 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

The 13 Kannara bridge or 13 Arch Bridge (Pathimoonu Kannara Bridge) is a 108-year-old bridge from the British era consisting of 13 arches. It is a major landmark on the Kollam-Sengottai railway line. The bridge connects two hillocks and stands on thirteen granite pillars each almost a hundred feet tall. The bridge is sandwiched by the Kollam-Thirumangalam National Highway on one side and the River Kazhuthurutti on the other. It is 102.72 meters (337.0 ft) long and 5.18 meters (17.0 ft) tall.

Thenmala Dam
Thenmala Dam50.43 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

Thenmala Dam, located in Kollam district of Kerala is the second largest irrigation project in the state of Kerala. The water from the dam is used for irrigation and for power generation. It has the longest reservoir of the state.

Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary
Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary51.93 KMs away from Manimuthar Dam

This is a wildlife protected area created for the protection of the Blackbuck antelope located on an isolated hillock in Vallanadu village.