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Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

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WOW.. Manalavanam Birds Sanctuary at Ernakulam

Located at in the heart of Kochi, Kerala. Popular and very famous for the mangrove vegetation. A... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Coonoor, India
Peaceful spot in the middle of the city

Not the most amazing natural spot I've ever visited, but you can immediately feel the temperature... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Ethan B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Ernakulum | Behind High Court Building, Kochi (Cochin), India
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kochi (Cochin)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is silent place situated exactly in the middle of busiest city. Calm and quiet place to sit and relax to be away from the dust and traffic

Thank pramodkumaraerath
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Located at in the heart of Kochi, Kerala. Popular and very famous for the mangrove vegetation. A home to various species of migratory birds. Shallow lake surrounded by thick mangrove vegetation. Located behind the Kerala Court Building, It is a place for several kinds of...More

1  Thank default1606201855
Reviewed 26 May 2018

A cool place at center of city but not properly maintained, No staff around and I didn't find any exotic birds.

1  Thank sreekanthmohanan87
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Not the most amazing natural spot I've ever visited, but you can immediately feel the temperature drop 5 degrees upon entering the cool shade of the sanctuary. Lots of birds around (you can hear them, even if you can't see all of them), and bats...More

1  Thank Ethan B
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

located in centre of city close to marine drive. place is not well maintained . Place was full of insects. We could see lot of Bats and nothing else ..Avoid if you travelling with small kids .

Thank Abhishek L
Reviewed 5 April 2018

It was ok. It can be improved. Its a long stretch where you can observe a lot of birds. If you are not a nature lover you might get bored

Thank Tania M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary is Closed. Not recommended to visit. No staff is seen. The Sanctuary is not maintained by the government. It is behind the High court but not many people know that it exists. No bird was seen there. But found lots of bats...More

3  Thank SauravNag
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This was my first spot which I planned to see when I have visited to cochin, what a waste of time and energy, I have no idea what to explore and what to not. There are too much of mosquito and as soon as you...More

1  Thank 948vikrants
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Sanctuary was obviously set up with very good intentions but there is absolutely no upkeep and maintenance so the whole place looks like any typical Government-run so-called tourist attraction. The pathways that were once laid out are now relics. One can hardly walk 200...More

1  Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 28 February 2018

chew chew chew............ bird chirping..... so a bird sanctuary..... the only difference between my home and this place is variety of birds and beautiful...../

Thank ShirazP1
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28 June 2017|
Response from abhishekanirudh1997 | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure about that contact authorities in mangalavam.When i went to school it was booked by school authorities
11 January 2015|
Response from abhishekanirudh1997 | Reviewed this property |
There is no pass for entering to mangalavanam its absolutely free