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Jatayupara to Jatayu Nature Park

The famous Jatayupara at Chadayamangalam has been converted to the nature park preserving its mytholigical importance and natural beauty. The park will have the largest bird sculpture of the world on top of the hill(200 feet long, 150 feet broad, 70 feet in height and having 15,000 square foot of floor area). The sculpture is that of the mythical bird Jatayu, who is said to have fallen after the fight with the Asura King Ravana who Kidnapped Sita, the wife of Lord Rama. The Jatayupara is believed to be the place where Jatayu fell. The statue will house a digital museum and a 6D theatre as well. Much more than just a park The nature park is also set to have Ayurvedic Cave resorts and many adventure games like Paint ball, rock climbing, bouldering, archery, etc. The park is situated close to the Main Central Road in Kollam District of Kerala. History of Jatayupara The place has connections to the stories in the Hindu Indian epic called the Ramayana. History says that, when Ravan the …