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Great place, but avoid summer

Mekedatu (place title needs correction) is undoubtedly a great place at the confluence of two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tan32016
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Bengaluru, India
Waste of time !

We went there in May . It might be the summers but the place wasn't what we imagined. People have... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Megs1391
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mekedatu (place title needs correction) is undoubtedly a great place at the confluence of two important rivers and a vast shallow waters apt for a little boating. But the mistake we did was to go in summer on this occasion, only to come back disappointed...More

Thank tan32016
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We went there in May . It might be the summers but the place wasn't what we imagined. People have littered the place badly. Water level was low. Only the journey from bangalore to this place is worth going on.

1  Thank Megs1391
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This place is not only beautiful but it has a very sacred place in mind of the faithfully . The people come here for an outing and for the rituals . The suroungs are soothing to the eye . The summer time brings crowds by...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Best palace to visit when you looking a long drive and as well as searching to have fun in water is this the place i recommend mostly

1  Thank hari p
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The River Kaveri and River Arkkavathi join here to flow as a single river Cauvery further towards Tamilnadu. The area is surrounded by hillocks and lush green vegetation making it a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the waters. You can reach Mekedattu from here...More

2  Thank Srini_Vaj
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My comment has two fold: ***** About Sangama (5 STAT) Sangama means Union and here it is a union of two rivers. Mekedatu is a location along river Kaveri in Kanakapura Taluk. Sangama is the place where river Arkavati merges with river Kaveri. From this...More

1  Thank Im_GPS
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Mekedatu is already a must visit water body little away from the city. What makes it special is the sangam of 2 rivers, one of which is Cauvery. Mostly shallow water plane in the sangam area so it's fun to walk into it for some...More

Thank tan32016
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had been to this place about 2 weeks ago with my family and friends. At least my kids enjoyed a lot in the river water. But, you need to be careful while travelling to the other side of the river. If you can reach...More

2  Thank Reddeiah G
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a dangerous place. Cauvery flows thru narrow and deep gorges. Its slippery and people have lost their lives. Crocodiles infested. Dont get into water

1  Thank RoamingNitin
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Around 120 km from Mysore, there is nothing much to do here apart from watching the water shaping the rocks. Few spots on the rocks are breath taking. Mysore - Bannur - Malavalli - Sathnur - Doddalahalli - Sangama. That's the route from Mysore. Ferry...More

1  Thank ChandrakanthR
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Gayathri H
5 May 2017|
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Response from Srini_Vaj | Reviewed this property |
HI Gayathri, This would be a dry period at Sangam. You may have little water flowing there. There is enough trees around the place. Because of water around you may enjoy some greenery. But the best time is post monsoon and... More
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_janardhancyadav
11 February 2017|
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Response from Srini_Vaj | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can visit now. There is not much water now but you can still enjoy the place. Go during weekends and in mid-day, it is safe absolutely during this time for couples. Vacate the place before 5 pm and reach Kanakpura... More
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naipunya b
14 January 2017|
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Response from RoamingNitin | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to carry a little gas and stove. You can cook in the corner of the river bed. But that's good only on the other side of river bank. A bit interior from the views of the police guards.
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