Malampuzha Dam is the second largest reservoir in Kerala. Located near Palakkad in South India with the scenic hills of the western Ghats in the background. It is a combination of a masonry dam with a length of 1849 m. The dam is 377.5 feet hight and crosses the Malampuzha River, a tributary of Bharathpuzha, Kerala’s second river. There is a network of two canal systems that serve the dam’s reservoir of hectares. Around the reservoir of the dam are beautiful gardens and amusement parks. Boating facilities are available on the lake. Other attractions in the malampuzha garden are the beautiful rock garden, the fish-shaped aquarium, the snake park, the ropeway which takes you on an aerial tour of the park, and the gigantic Yakshi (an enchantress) sculptured by Kanai Kunhiraman, a renowned sculptor of Kerala. The dam and the gardens are open from 9:00 AM in the morning to 8:00 PM in the evenings on all days.