Welcome to Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal , better known as Kodai, is located 120 km north-west of Madurai at an altitude of 2100 meters. The city is located on the spurs of the Palani mountains and is surrounded by wooded slopes, waterfalls and gorges. Kodaikanal is not just a place for those who want to hide from the heat of it, but also for those who are not averse to making fascinating walks through the surrounding forests, to find peace and tranquility.

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Information About Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore....

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In 1863, Kodaikanal Lake was created by Sir Vere Hendry Levinge, who was then the Collector of Madurai District, by damming three streams flowing into a valley. He stocked the lake with local fish and brought Kodai's first boat

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