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“Average View Nice drive!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Top Station

Top Station
Ranked #3 of 63 things to do in Munnar
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Average View Nice drive!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

The View from top station was very cloudy when i was there however i feel the view from the tea plantations and mountains in and around munnar itself are just as nice. However if you want to head to top station the drive up if very scenic and only costs 28 rupees on the goverment bus be careful about the return journey though as i narrowly missed the bus at 2 and had to wait 3 and a half hours for the next bus down at 5.30. Overall still nice to get out into the country and i imagine the view is probably very impressive when it isnt cloudy.

Visited March 2012
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“Journey better than the View”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

Top Station has some great views, but as you take a scooter or car there you get many better views. It is a steep walk down to it and a 10Rp a person entry fee. Enjoyable but not amazing.....

Visited March 2012
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Kanpur, India
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“best of munnar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

this location was really the best of my munnar trip. i ill suggest you to kindly check your itinerary as many of the travel companies dont include this in package as it lies on the border of tamil nadu. i hv 2 bribe my taxi driver 2 take us there. about half km trecking and you will witness exhilarating view of mother nature. dont forget to get loads of water bcoz every thing is costly there.

Visited March 2012
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San Diego
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“Breath taking sight and adventurous road”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

This is the best place to be at and drive to for an adventure loving person. I drove all the way to this place with my wife. The locals told me not to go here as it's risky but after listening to this I wished more to go there and it was worth the ride. On my way I stopped at many other places of which I will describe in respective forums.

This top station lies in Tamil nadu but is accessible from munnar. They have a broadcasting station here. The bike goes till a point and after which you have to walk. There is a ticket of 15 rs. The reason why it's called risky is because of the high altitude ranges and narrow paths without any support. My wife faced some difficulty to walk with heels. The sight of the mountains and the valleys beyond was great. I am from a hill station in north so the path was familiar to me but others watch out.

We had tea and snacks here in a local shop. Tea was good. Even purchased some masala tea from here !!

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Mumbai, India
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“Excellent view, if not cloudy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2012

This is a must see place on a visit to Munnar. It is quite a trek, but well worth it, since you get picturesque view of hills on 3 sides. It is not advisable to visit this place at dusk, since getting up the wooden, non uniform and steep open stairs can be quite a challenge.

Cloudy days may mar the experience.

This place is actually in Tamil Nadu, but accessible from Munnar

Visited March 2012
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