The dam is part of the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary which is set up in 1958 is a colourful canvas of exotic flora and fauna. The Agasthyamalai, 1890 metres high, lies within the premises of the Sanctuary and is home to a wide variety of plant species including rare medicinal plants and brilliantly coloured orchids. Animals like elephants, tiger, leopard, gaur, sloth bear, Nilgiri tahr, Nilgiri langur etc.and reptiles like king cobra and a variety of reptiles inhabit in this forestland.
Nearest Airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, 38 kms
Nearest Railway Station: Neyyattinkara Railway Station, 20 kms
Ponmudi, hill station in Kerala close to the sea is cool and quiet. It is blessed with scenic splendor and natural beauty and the climate is pleasant year-round.
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the most famous Lord Vishnu Temples in Kerala. This temple is built using Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture.
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