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6 Important Places to Visit in Vagamon

We all know that, no need to introduce the beautiful land of green meadows,Vagamon to most of the travelers.However your experience in Vagamon can be different, travel mates can be different, places you visited itself can be different. I am writing this article for the travelers who were not lucky enough to visit the green lush meadows of Vagamon at least once. The green velvet meadows are really beautiful and going to be the feast for your eyes. All trips will have some important places in the bucket that needs to be covered, not all but most of them. Here are some of the famous places to visit in Vagamon which you should not miss there in your trip. Kurisumala Vagamon Kurisumala is one of the popular christian pilgrimage center in Vagamon and usually flocked at the time of Good Friday week. Kurisumala means the mountain of cross. If you are fit enough to climb the top along the way of the cross stations you will truly appreciate the nature, scenic beauty and spiritual satisfaction. …

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Kalvari Mount (Idukki), View which the nature redesigned

One would marvel the nature’s ability to redesign itself to the human intervention at Kalvari Mount. This is the place where you will see the mighty Idukki dam and its reservoir from one of the highest points. The panoramic view from the top is simply exhilarating and refreshing. Just 5 KM from Idukki town and in the Idukki Kattappana route, Kalvari mount serves both as a refreshing picnic spot and as a Christian pilgrim centre called Kurisumala. It also gives the view of Kamakshy and Mariyapuram, the most prominent tribal villages of the region. Such big is the view of reservoir that it looks like periyar river itself from the highest point of and unless you know that this is actually formed after the implementation of the Idukki Hydroelectric project on 1975, you will not identify it. This simply shows us there is no better designer than the nature itself. This reservoir, got created after the construction Idukki, Cheruthoni and Kulamavu dams which holds the water of the Periyar river and uses it for Hydroelectric …