Visit one of Tamil Nadu's most impressive engineering feats! This dam is the 2nd largest in the state, trailing the famous Mettur dam. It is also the world's 2nd largest earthen dam, stretching 8 kilometres from Zero Point. Built between 1948 and 1955 during the post-independence period, this incredible structure supplies water to the Lower Bhavani Project Canal and provides numerous benefits to the surrounding areas.
It is the final stop of a long river chain and is located on the eastern edge of the Western Ghats in the Nilgiris region. The dam includes two hydroelectric power plants, one on the Bhavani River and one on the east bank canal. These two plants generate clean sustainable energy for the surrounding communities.
In front of the dam is a beautiful and peaceful garden with a kids' play area with a train ride, swing, and Columbus ride. There is also a short boat trip facility and a simple dining area for visitors. Each person needs to pay Rs.5 to enter the park. This amazing dam site provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life. If you are passionate about fishing, you can catch fresh fish directly from the dam. Toilet facilities are also available there inside. The dam is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Our dam is a must-see destination for any tourist visiting Tamil Nadu, whether you're interested in engineering, nature, or simply want to see a breathtaking sight. Come and discover all that our magnificent dam has to offer!