Courtallam Waterfall - Tirunelveli

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About Courtallam Waterfall

Kutralam or Courtallam Fall is situated on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India at a height of about 167 metres. The Chittar River, the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River and the Tambaraparani River develop from this fall. This place is known as "Spa of south" and ooty for poor man. It is devoted to Lord Siva.

This is not only a tourist spot but also a health resort. The water of this fall has remedial qualities to cure physical ailments. During the season (period June to September in every year) thousands of tourists from far and near visit this place. The waters of the falls are believed to have medicinal properties as they run through forests of herbs before their fall. Tourists who visit and bathe in the waters claim that the water has a smoothing effect, help the old feel young and the sick heal rapidly. This place has a chill and a superb climate with sizzling of rain drops over us removes the stresses in our mind. The pure wind that starts from pothigai malai (mountain) removes the tiredness from our body. Many fruits are also found here like ramdan, mangoosten, egg fruit, dorian etc.


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