Jatayu Earth's Center, Kollam

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Jatayu Earth’s Center or Jatayu Nature Park is a park and tourism centre at Chadayamangalam in Kollam district of Kerala. Designed by Rajiv Anchal, This rock-theme nature park is about 38km away from Kollam and 46km away from the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram. It is the first PPP tourism initiative in the state of Kerala under the BOT model. When open, Jatayu Nature Park will hold the distinction of having the world’s largest bird sculpture ( long, broad, in height and having of floor area) of the great mythical bird Jatayu..Due to construction work visitor are allowed only by December 2017 at a one-day rate of Rs. 2500 per head.The parkThe worth initial phase of Jatayu Nature Park is expected to open in the first quarter of 2017 with an adventure zone having 3km radius. On 29 November 2015, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce's Director of stakeholder relations, Majid Al Marri visited the under construction Jatayu Nature Park along with the Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr. Oommen Chandy and he got amazed by the project.EtymologyThe Jatayu Nature Park is under construction at Chadayamangalam (Jatayumangalam) town. The town got this name in connection with Jatayu, the demi-god in Hindu mythology, who has the form of an Eagle.
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  • Almost everything closed at Jatayu Earth Center. Except Jatayu statute there is nothing open. Even Ram temple is closed. Yet they charge full money 450/- + GST. Is it Kerala Tourism culture to fleece....  more »
  • The place is a melange of Myth, History, Nature and Art. The myth is well known and the area, Chatayamangalam (a corruption of the original name Jataayu Mangalam) got its name from the mythical...  more »
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  • An impeccable place to visit although still portions of it are under construction. The en route itself is mesmerizing. You reach the place through a cable car. Book the tickets in the shop nearby or give a call to them on the number on the website. Once finished, this place has the potential of turning out to be a serious tourist puller. Must Go.
  • The place was built very good Very good Ambience..... Rope car was well built and i felt very safe... The waiting area was neat and refreshments are available... There is and entry of 500₹ per person.. Which has to be booked online through Jatayu Earths Center official website...Which includes entry rope car ride.. For Three hours Booking is must before visiting the place.... There are different packages available which can be seen in the website...

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