Dams in Karnataka

Dams in Karnataka

Top Dams in Karnataka recommended by travellers

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Munirabad, Koppal
Rank 53
Ranked 53 of 886
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Munirabad, located in the Koppal taluk, is about 8 km from Hospet on the main Hubli-Guntakal railway line. This place is popular for the Tungabhadra Dam which provides water for irrigation to a large area. The region also has various industries including iron, sugar,... Read More »
  • Type: Dam
80%
voted as clean
Tungabhadra Dam, Hospet
Rank 111
Ranked 111 of 886
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
21 Ratings & 14 Reviews
Tungabhadra Dam, set up across river Tungabhadra, is one of the chief attractions of the town of Hospet. The multi-purpose reservoir was built by Dr. Thirumalai Iyengar, an engineer from Chennai. The dam has a storage capacity of 135 thousand million cubic feet. The dam... Read More »
"Viewpoint is awesome"3 weeks ago "Breathtaking view"Oct 29, 2015
  • Type: Dam
99%
voted as clean
Almatti Dam, Bijapur
Rank 145
Ranked 145 of 886
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Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Almatti Dam is situated on the Krishna River in Bijapur District. It is an essential reservoir of the Upper Krishna Project, aimed to provide irrigation to the drought prone areas of Bijapur, Bagalkot, Gulbarga, Raichur and Koppal. Construction of this dam was completed in... Read More »
"Beautiful and worthy"Jan 18, 2016
  • Type: Dam
75%
voted as clean
Manchinbele Dam, Bangalore
Rank 236
Ranked 236 of 886
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Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 11 Reviews
"Beautiful place"1 month ago "Nice Dam"Jan 1, 2016
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  • Type: Dam
67%
voted as clean
Vani Vilas Sagar, Chitradurga
Rank 246
Ranked 246 of 886
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
The oldest dam of Karnataka and a man-made reservoir constructed across the Vedavathi River and about 32 km away from Chitradurga is the Read More »
  • Type: Dam
99%
voted as clean
Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
Rank 287
Ranked 287 of 886
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Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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  • Type: Dam
Kabini Dam, Kabini
Rank 302
Ranked 302 of 886
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Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Kabini Dam is located near Beechanahalli Village. Built across Kabini River, the dam is 58 m in height and 696 m in length. The dam was built in 1974. Read More »
Harangi Dam, Coorg
Rank 343
Ranked 343 of 886
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Harangi Dam is located in Hadgur village at a height of 47 metres. This dam attracts tourists from around the world during the monsoon season. Tourists should visit this dam by 6 pm after which it will be closed. Read More »
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Supa Dam, Dandeli
Rank 361
Ranked 361 of 886
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Average Rating
5.1 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Supa Dam is located near the town of Dandeli at a distance of about 25 km. Under the Karnataka Power Corporation, the dam is used for producing electrical power.   Read More »
"Nature stop"Feb 4, 2016 "No entry for general public"Dec 3, 2015
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  • Type: Dam
  • Entry: Paid
Banasura Sagar Dam, Kabini
Rank 382
Ranked 382 of 886
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Banasura Sagar Dam is part of the Indian Banasura Sagar Project consisting of a dam and a canal construction that started in 1979. The dam impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabini River. Located in the Western Ghats, it is the largest earthen dam in India and the... Read More »
  • Type: Dam
67%
voted as clean
Gorur Dam, Hassan
Rank 445
Ranked 445 of 886
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Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
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.  Read More »
"Great place without crowd"1 month ago "Wonderful place"Nov 17, 2015
  • Type: Dam
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
Rank 452
Ranked 452 of 886
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Average Rating
4.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Linganmakki Dam is a popular picnic spot in the vicinity of Shimoga, at a distance of 6 km from Jog falls. The dam, which is at an altitude of about 554 m, is built across River Sharavathi. Read More »
"Best view during sunset"Dec 19, 2013
  • Type: Dam
99%
voted as clean
Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
Rank 508
Ranked 508 of 886
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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Lakhya Dam, Kudremukh
Rank 562
Ranked 562 of 886
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Average Rating
3.3 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Lakhya Dam is located in the Kudremukh region, which is known for its lush green forests. This dam is around 100 m high and is constructed across the Lakhya stream, which is a tributary of Bhadra River. Lakhya Dam is spread across an area of 572 hectares of Shola forest... Read More »
Tunga Anicut Dam, Jog Falls
Rank 581
Ranked 581 of 886
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Average Rating
3.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Tunga Anicut Dam is situated at 12 km from Shimoga. It is the most popular picnic spot near Jog-Falls surrounded by green paddy fields and arecanut plants. This dam lies near the rocky Tungabhadra River within the premises of Shettihalli Sanctuary. The Dam is surrounded by... Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Narayanapura Dam, Gulbarga
Rank 691
Ranked 691 of 886
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Surrounded by verdant greenery and serene atmosphere, the Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Chandrampalli Dam, Gulbarga
Rank 709
Ranked 709 of 886
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Chandrampalli Dam is situated in Chandrampalli Village and is constructed on River Bhima.  There is an island nearby, where activities like camping and trekking are enjoyed by tourists. The Hanuman Temple on the adjoining hill, can be reached by climbing a flight of steps. Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Yagachi Dam, Halebid and Belur
Rank 783
Ranked 783 of 886
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Yagachi Dam is one of the popular tourist attractions lying at a distance of about 10 km from the centre of Belur. The reservoir is built across River Yagachi, a tributary of River Kaveri. Yagachi Dam was constructed in 2004 with the view to harness water resource for... Read More »
"Water sports available"Nov 11, 2014
  • Type: Dam
Lakya Dam, Chikmagalur
Rank 825
Ranked 825 of 886
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Lakya Dam is located in Chikmagalur. It is essentially a check dam constructed over the Lakya River. The dam is sited in a protected forest region inside the Kudremukh National Park in Chikmagalur. Hence, permission of the forest department is mandatory to visit the Dam... Read More »
"One of the old dam"Apr 17, 2014
  • Type: Dam
Kadavinakatta Dam, Murudeshwara
Rank 830
Ranked 830 of 886
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Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Kadavinakatta Dam is a huge reservoir, which supplies water to the town of Bhatkal throughout the year. The dam is situated across Venkatapur River and is few kilometres away from Murudeshwara.  Read More »
"Family spot"Apr 15, 2014