Malampuzha Gardens, the sole rock-cut gardens in South india created by Nek Chand, the illustrious creative person and winner of the distinguished Padmashree Award, is set in Palakkad district.
The complete garden is formed from broken items of bangles, tiles, used plastic cans, tins and different waste materials. Additionally set within the gardens is that the large Malampuzha Yakshi(female vampire) in-built 1969 by Kanayi Kunhiraman, a greatly revered sculptor from the state.
It's a spectacular relic of art that we are lucky to still have with us. The flowering beds, fountains and rose gardens at the side of an aerial ropeway create it a place that instantly soothes your soul.