Emerald Lake, Ooty

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Emerald Lake
The Emerald Lake
The Emerald Lake
LocationThe Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
Coordinates11°19′41″N 76°37′08″E / 11.328°N 76.619°E / 11.328; 76.619Coordinates: 11°19′41″N 76°37′08″E / 11.328°N 76.619°E / 11.328; 76.619

Emerald Lake is located near Emerald village in the Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu.[1] It is located in a region called the silent valley,[2] about 25 kilometers from the Ooty town.[3]


The lake is an important tourist and picnic spot in the region.[2] The lake is famous for a variety of fish in the lake and birds in the locale. It is also notable for the scenic sun rise and sun set views near the lake. The lake is surrounded by tea plantations where visitors can buy tea products.[2]

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  1. ^ "Emerald Lake". traveldest.org. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  2. ^ a b c "EMERALD LAKE". ooty-tourism.com. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ "Ooty Sightseeing". ootyhotels.org. Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2011-09-30.