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Suruli Falls, Theni

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Suruli falls, is located 56km from Theni and 10km from Cumbum in the Theni District in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a 2 stage Cascading water fall. The Suruli River supplying the falls originates from the Meghamalai mountain range. The falls drop from a height of 150ft gathers into a pool, flows for a short distance and again plummets an additional 40ft.HistoryThe beauty of this falls finds mention in the ancient Tamil epic, Silappathikaram written by the poet Ilango Adigal. Near Suruli Falls are 5 caves which represent Indian rock-cut architecture of the 11th Century. On the Suruli river, The water is said to act as medicine and cure diseases.TourismIt is one of the major tourist attractions in the Theni district and draws tourists from different parts of the state, particularly during the southwest monsoon. June - October is the best season due to monsoon activity, though there is some flow year round. This falls is tourist friendly with showers and changing area near the falls. There are frequent bus services available from Cumbum and Uthamapalayam to reach this falls on the way to Periyar National Park. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Department celebrates summer festival at Suruli falls every year. Construction of a bridge across the Suruli River at a cost of Rs.45 lakhs has increased tourist flow to the falls significantly.
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  • Water water everywhere! The falls is a great view, and you might have to walk to get near the water. You have changing rooms on the side. You have separate entry for men and women. Depending on the sp...  more »
  • Excellent water falls. Chilling experience. Enjoyed the clear water !!. Place is not well maintained. Dress Changing area is stinking and dirty. Lot of monkeys...Beware  more »
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  • One of the best tourist attraction I had ever visited. Natural environment with medicinal value of water falls. Giving new experience. Normally the water from the falls is very chill. Lot of monkeys and birds are there. Falls is located in the Western ghats of theni district. Best time to go there - June to December
  • People cosider this is a holy place. Water level is medium. But good rejuvenating place.The nature view of this place is a extraordinary. People's duty is need to keep clean. Loved it
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