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Situated on the banks of River Kaveri, Shivanasamudra is a small town in the Mandya District in the southern state of Karnataka. It is about 85 km east of Mysore. The first hydro-electric power station in Asia, which was set up in 1902, is located......Read more on Shivanasamundra


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Shivanasamundra Falls, Shivanasamundra
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The Shivanasamundra Falls is a twin waterfalls located at the site of Asia's second hydroelectric power station. It falls from a height of 90 m, into the Cauvery River. This waterfall is regarded as the second largest in India. The Barachukki Falls and Gaganachukki Falls lie... Read More »
Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls, Shivanasamundra
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The Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls are part of the Shivanasamundra Falls, on the Cauvery River. Towards the western side lies the Gaganachukki Falls, while to the east is the Barachukki Falls. The Barachukki Falls is wider than Gaganachukki Falls and has a narrow path... Read More »
Cauvery River, Shivanasamundra
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Cauvery River, Shivanasamundra
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The Cauvery River in Karnataka bifurcates twice to form the island of Shivanasamundra and Srirangapatnam that are 80 km apart from each other. The island of Shivanasamundra is famous for the Shivanasamundra Falls, including the twin falls, the Gaganachukki Falls and the... Read More »
Shimsha Dam, Shivanasamundra
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Shimsha Dam, Shivanasamundra
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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 »
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Talakad Temples, Shivanasamundra
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Talakad Temples, Shivanasamundra
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The Talakad temples are also known as Pancha Pathi temples that are dedicated to Lord Shiva. These temples have stone pillars and are constructed in the ancient Chola and Chalukyan architectural styles. Some of the important temples in Talakad are the Maruleshwara temple,... Read More »

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