Dams in Karnataka

Dams in Karnataka

Top Dams in Karnataka recommended by travellers

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  • Type: Dam
99%
voted as clean
Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
Rank 97
Ranked 97 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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  • Type: Dam
86%
voted as clean
Tungabhadra Dam, Hospet
Rank 116
Ranked 116 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
23 Ratings & 16 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 »
  • Type: Dam
67%
voted as clean
Gorur Dam, Hassan
Rank 141
Ranked 141 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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"Apr 21, 2016 "Wonderful place"Nov 17, 2015
  • Type: Dam
99%
voted as clean
Almatti Dam, Bijapur
Rank 179
Ranked 179 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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 »
"Excellent dam area for tourists"3 months ago "Relaxing"Nov 2, 2016
Harangi Dam, Coorg
Rank 185
Ranked 185 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 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 247
Ranked 247 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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
67%
voted as clean
Vani Vilas Sagar, Chitradurga
Rank 255
Ranked 255 of 2003
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
67%
voted as clean
Manchinbele Dam, Bangalore
Rank 287
Ranked 287 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 10 Reviews
"Beautiful place"Apr 11, 2016 "Nice Dam"Jan 1, 2016
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  • Type: Dam
Lakya Dam, Chikmagalur
Rank 435
Ranked 435 of 2003
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
Kabini Dam, Kabini
Rank 470
Ranked 470 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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 »
Munirabad, Koppal
Rank 498
Ranked 498 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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
Linganmakki Dam and BRP Dam, Jog Falls
Rank 507
Ranked 507 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
There are also two popular nearby dams to the town of Jog-Falls namely the Linganmakki Dam and the BRP Dam. The Linganmakki Dam is situated at 6 km from Jog-Falls and provides a panoramic view of the Sharavati River as well as Jog-falls as well as forms the reservoir for the... Read More »
"Sarovara!"Sep 21, 2013
  • Type: Dam
Yagachi Dam, Halebid and Belur
Rank 510
Ranked 510 of 2003
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
Kadavinakatta Dam, Murudeshwara
Rank 651
Ranked 651 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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
  • Type: Dam
99%
voted as clean
Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
Rank 748
Ranked 748 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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Lakhya Dam, Kudremukh
Rank 750
Ranked 750 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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 760
Ranked 760 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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 »
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  • Type: Dam
Shimsha Dam, Shivanasamundra
Rank 763
Ranked 763 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Average Rating
5.2 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Shimsha Dam, also known as the Markonahalli Dam, is constructed across the Shimsha River at a height of 731.57 m above sea level. The dam was built by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the King of Mysore, for irrigating 6,070 hectares of land. There is a pair of earth dams at... Read More »
"Feel the Dam"Nov 9, 2014 "Saw it from a distance!"May 8, 2014
  • Type: Dam
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
Rank 769
Ranked 769 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
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
Narayanapura Dam, Gulbarga
Rank 842
Ranked 842 of 2003
Places to Visit in Karnataka
Surrounded by verdant greenery and serene atmosphere, the Read More »