There are many such places in our country, where everyone feels very proud to see Indian history and culture. One of them is Jatayu Park in Kollam, Kerala, which is situated in the beautiful valleys. It’s a park famous for larger bird statue.
If you are also going to visit Kollam, then let us tell you about some interesting things related to this park. Jatayu Nature Park is located in Chadayamangalam village of Kollam district of Kerala, spread over 65 acres, from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the rugged mountains.
The idol of the mythical bird is 200 feet long, 150 feet wide, 70 feet high. It is one of the largest statues in India, as well as the largest bird statue in the world.
Locals believe that the mythical bird fell on a mountain top in Chadayamangalam after being killed by Ravana. He fought valiantly with Ravana to save Sita, but being old, he was defeated and killed by the demon king Ravana.
The idol sits on top of a hill where he breathed his last after informing Lord Rama about the abduction.
The Jatayu bird sculpture has an audio-visual based digital museum that tells about the Ramayana. Tourists can also experience the beautiful view from inside the statue 1,000 feet above sea level.
Jatayu Nature Park adventure section
Jatayu Nature Park also has an adventure section. There are many options available for activities like paint ball, laser tag, archery, rifle shooting, rock climbing, bouldering, and rock climbing. The park also houses an Ayurvedic cave resort. Here you will find everything from entertainment to adventure and comfort.
Park has ropeway facilities
The park also has air passenger ropeway facilities. The gradual climb of 1000 feet on the ropeway is a spectacular experience, from where one can see mesmerizing views.