Gorur Dam, Hassan
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Gorur Dam

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About Gorur Dam

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Gorur is located around 22 km from Hassan and the place has a dam that is built across Hemavathy River. This bridge forms a reservoir which is named Hemavathi Reservoir and makes a great place for picnic. The place also has the temples of Paravasudeva and Yoganarasimha. 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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6 traveller reviews for Gorur Dam

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Govindan Naganathan
  • Govindan Naganathan
  • Beachbum
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 281 photos
  • 74 Reviews

"Very bad road to reach"

  • 4.50/7
  • Posted Nov 11, 2014
Gorur dam is located at a distance of about 25 Kms from Hassan. Since we were driving from Bangalore we went directly to the dam. The road from Hassan to Gorur is really bad. When we visited there was no water flowing since the water level in Hemavathi river across which the dam is constructed was very low. On the way back just across the dam is Gorur Narasimha Swami temple on the banks of river Hemavathi. This is a small temple which is very old but lot devotees visit this place. The scenery around the temple on the river bank is a photographers dream.
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  • 7 votes

Shankara Shastry
  • Shankara Shastry
  • Lives in Aligarh
  • 3 Reviews

"Good backwaters"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Sep 23, 2014
We were not allowed from main gate due to security reasons; hence, we went into a different route to see backwaters. It was beautiful and awesome. You should go only when the water is to brim.
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  • 8 votes

Nishitha K n
  • Nishitha K n
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 523 Reviews

"Beautiful dam only in rainy season"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Apr 20, 2014
Gorur Dam is one of the big dam. It's a very beautiful dam only when in rainy season and when the water is let out. Rest of the season it's just dry. waste of time visiting here.It's too crowded in rainy season.
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  • 9 votes

Shyam Murali
  • Shyam Murali
  • Heritage seeker
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 4 photos
  • 19 Reviews

"Not bad"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Oct 30, 2013
It is not that much attractive. But 'ok-ok' for a visit.
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  • 8 votes

Holiday Day
  • Holiday Day
  • Heritage seeker
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 2 photos
  • 5 Reviews

"Magnificent scene"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Oct 26, 2013
The best part is the water flows above you. Thekarle homestay is 8 km from here. Magnificent scence.
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Saranya Devanathan
  • Saranya Devanathan
  • Cityslicker
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 410 photos
  • 152 Reviews

"The way to the dam is beautiful"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Sep 29, 2013
The dam is 1 kilometer from the road. But walking that distance is very pleasant because the water is flowing in front of you. As you go nearer, the splash is felt. On the way I bought gauvas. I also saw a big black crab crossing the road in front on me.
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