Dams in Karnataka

Dams in Karnataka

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Munirabad, Koppal
Rank 53
Ranked 53 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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, chemicals and... Read More »
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Tungabhadra Dam, Hospet
Tungabhadra Dam, Hospet
Rank 111
Ranked 111 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 gets filled with... Read More »
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Almatti Dam, Bijapur
Almatti Dam, Bijapur
Rank 145
Ranked 145 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 July 2005 and it has an... Read More »
Manchinbele Dam, Bangalore
Rank 236
Ranked 236 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
Vani Vilas Sagar, Chitradurga
Rank 246
Ranked 246 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
The oldest dam of Karnataka and a man-made reservoir constructed across the Vedavathi River and about 32 km away from Chitradurga is the Vani Vilas Sagar which is also called Mari Kanive. Its construction was supervised by 'Tara Chand Dalal an engineer under the orders of the Mysore King, Sri... Read More »
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Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
Rank 287
Ranked 287 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
Kabini Dam, Kabini
Rank 303
Ranked 303 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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, Dubare
Rank 317
Ranked 317 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
Harangi Dam is 846 m in length and 47 m in height. It is built across a small stream in the Dubare Forest on the Cauvery River near Kushalnagar. Accommodation options like guest-houses are available for travellers near the Harangi Dam. Read More »
Harangi Dam, Coorg
Rank 343
Ranked 343 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 »
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Banasura Sagar Dam, Kabini
Rank 382
Ranked 382 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
  • Entry: Paid
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 second largest in Asia.... Read More »
Gorur Dam, Hassan
Rank 446
Ranked 446 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 »
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
Rank 452
Ranked 452 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 »
Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
Rank 508
Ranked 508 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
Lakhya Dam, Kudremukh
Rank 563
Ranked 563 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 valley. The dam... Read More »
Tunga Anicut Dam, Jog Falls
Rank 580
Ranked 580 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 teak jungles and it... Read More »
Narayanapura Dam, Gulbarga
Rank 691
Ranked 691 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
Surrounded by verdant greenery and serene atmosphere, the Narayanapura Dam has been constructed over the river Krishna, 120 km from Gulbarga. It was inaugurated in 1982 and has been the main source of drinking water for over 45 villages. The beautiful Jaladurga waterfall has become a popular... Read More »
Chandrampalli Dam, Gulbarga
Rank 709
Ranked 709 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 »
Yagachi Dam, Halebid and Belur
Rank 783
Ranked 783 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 meeting irrigation... Read More »
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Lakya Dam, Chikmagalur
Rank 825
Ranked 825 of 924
Places to Visit in Karnataka
  • Type: Dam
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 area.This is an ideal... Read More »
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