Malampuzha Dam and Garden is located near Palakkad in Kerala with the scenic hills of the Western Ghats in the background. The dam which has length of 2068 meters and height of 355 feet crosses Malampuzha River. Network of two canals serve the dam’s reservoir of 42,090 hectares. Beautiful gardens and amusement parks are there around the reservoir.
The Tippu’s Fort, also known as Palakkad Fort, is today a protected monument under the Archaeological Survey of India.The fort was built by Hyder Ali (1717 – 1782), the emperor of Mysore province. His son Tipu Sultan (1750 – 1799) a warrior as well as a linguist known as the Tiger of Mysore waged a series of wars against the British colonial rule. There is a children’s park on the side of the fort