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Bhoothathankettu, the scenic dam site, is situated in a vast virgin forest of the village of Pindimana at a distance of 50kms from Kochi. There is a legenat the forest and hills was built by the demonsd th or 'Bhoothams' and hence the name Bhoothathankettu, i.e fort of the spirits. The dam here is built by placing unshaped stones on both sides of the Periyar river and is one of the oldest existing European structures in Kochi. There is an artificial pond with pedal boating facility which can take a 20-minute boat ride to the nearby Thattekkad bird sanctuary. There is also a well-maintained Children's Park.

  Nearby Attractions
›› Thattekkadu Bird Sanctuary
›› Iringole Temple
›› Idamalayar Dam
›› Marine Drive
›› Bishops House
›› Chinese Fishing Net
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