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Address: Sambalpur, India

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The largest dam in India

It is a must visit. Perhaps one of the longest dam on Mahanadi river. It has a very large catchment areas. You can drive across the dam with prior permission from the Irrigation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a must visit. Perhaps one of the longest dam on Mahanadi river. It has a very large catchment areas. You can drive across the dam with prior permission from the Irrigation ddepartment. The drive on the dam is very thrilling, when you realize its size and spread. Neighbouring the dam are few forests on the northern side.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My recommendation about Hirakud Dam is great as till today is the largest of the earthen Dam in the world. The Dam is located about 10 kms from Sambalpur on the popular mahanadi river in orissa. It was built somewhere around the 1936. Huge quantity to electric power is generated by the help of this Dam for household as well... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good view offered, but photography not allowed as per Govt. Rule. Still some glimpses captured by myself. Nature is beautiful there.

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Thank Atanu M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kindly visit once really super moment if u go their it's wonderful to stay at hirakund dam n visit so many places near by

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Thank Vikash V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

this is the largest earth dam in the world.beautiful engineering,nice place for picnic with friends and family.

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Thank ashutosh d
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The hirakud dam is one of the largest dam of asia . It is a very beautiful place to visit . One must visit this place once . There also so many beautyful pivnic placesses .

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Bhubaneswar, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a very big water Reserver of Orissa. One side of the Reserver is called Burla and the Other is called Hirakud. There were two minars avalable in both side called Neheru Minar And Gandhi Minar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Ashok Niwas -A classy place to stay. Food is impeccable. Well maintained. .with a view to die for.A must place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

very beautiful place, must for visitors. should be visited after rainy season when water level is at max. it looks like a sea. peaceful, relaxing.

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Thank Atif M
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the Biggest Dam I have ever seen in my life, wherever your eyes go you can see water clean, try to visit at the time when the gates are open in rainy season. You can go to Gandhi tower and have a 360 degree view of the DAM

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