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Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam

Coimbatore

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Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam Overview

Ranked 19 of 213 sightseeing in Coimbatore

Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, also known as Aaleeyaar Dam is among popular tourist attractions of the region constructed across River. Aliyar   Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, situated on a height of 81 metres, was set up with the view to supply water for irrigation purpose.

Several tunnels and canals at different elevations are connected with the reservoir. Along with power generation and irrigation, the dam has helped in restricting flow of rivers like Aliyar, Sholiyar, Nirar, Thekkadi, Parambikulam and Palar.  

An aquarium and an amusement park beside reservoir is also popular.  . It is located at 24 km from Pollachi town, which have frequent bus connections with the city of Coimbatore.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
8:30 AM -6:00 PM
Saturday:
8:30 AM -6:00 PM
Sunday:
8:30 AM -6:00 PM
Public Holidays:
8:30 AM -6:00 PM
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Famous for:
Dams
Entry:
free

Reviews and Ratings

Ramachandran

Ramachandran4.6/5

4 reviews

Tamil movie spot

I visited the dam with my family. It is really nice to see this huge dam, where many tamil movies are shot.

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Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, Coimbatore

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Arun Gowtham

POLLACHI-AALIYAR DAM NEAR