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  • The colossal statue is 200 feet long, 150 feet wide and 70 feet high making it the world's largest functional bird sculpture It is believed that Jatayu, the giant vulture from the epic Ramayana fell here after being injured by Ravana, who kidnapped Goddess Sita. Giant concrete statue of Jatayu is built on a mighty rock named Jatayupara ("para" means rock in Malayalam).

     

    For travelers, there are more reasons to visit Jatayupara. For instance, the statue accommodates 15,000 square feet of utility space inside its functional sculpture. Inside the wing of the Jatayu sculpture, a multi-dimension mini-theatre is coming soon. On the hilltop, a rainwater reservoir has been built, with a storage capacity of 1.5 million litres of water. Cable car ride built and operated by Udan Khatola is another major attraction of this Center.

     

    It is a breathtaking experience to journey in a fully glass-covered cabin over the gigantic hills and valleys as each second unfolds a fresh panoramic view of the landscape in all its beauty and splendor. Currently, there are 16 cable cars, capable of carrying 8 passengers in each car which travels a distance of 560 meters and a vertical rise of 129 meters.

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How to reach

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Address: Jatayupara Ropeway Chadayamangalam, Jatayu Earth’s Centre Kollam – 691 534

Nearest Airport: 51.7 Kms, Trivandrum International Airport

Nearest Railway Station: 50 Kms , Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station

Near by Cities: Kollam 34 km, Thiruvananthapuram 44 km, Kochi 163 km, Madurai 234 km, Coimbatore 339 km

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Thenmala Ecotourism

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India's first planned Ecotourism destination, is gaining popularity due to its unique vistas, bio-diversity and functioning.

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Palaruvi Waterfalls

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Varkala Beach

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Varkala is the only place in southern Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea.

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Paravur Lake

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Intimate recreational lake providing boating & fishing opportunities amid lush mountain surrounds.

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Sculpture View

Take the rope car to reach Jatayu rock on Hill 1 to see the sculpture where pre-booking is required which needs to be done online.

Rama Temple

Explore the Rama Temple and its mythical markings, there is a mark of footprint said to be that of Lord Rama. located on the hill top.

Cable Car Ride

Enjoy breathtaking scenic views through the ropeway ride. Enjoy the 1000ft scenic journey to the Jatayu sculpture.

Jatayu Pond

There is a pond near the rock which is said to be formed by the stroke of Jatayu's beak. It has water throughout the year and never goes dry.

Rejuvenate

Heal yourself in the traditional Siddha rejuvenation in natural caves with accommodation facilities.

Camping

250 metre long Zip-line zone. Sky Cycling. Campfire Moon light dinner for family with Live kitchen, Live music.

Nature Trek

An hour long trekking through the safe private forest.

Adventure center

15 thrilling adventure activities to explore like archery and Riffle shooting, rappelling, wall climbing and more.

Paintball

The creativity themed gamezone is strategically designed to teach you teamwork, leadership, strategic planning and of course it is exciting!