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Hirakud Dam

Sambalpur, India
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The best dam view from tower!

This is one of the unique view dam which you looking form the 60 feet high tower with revolving... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
awesome view

The more one ponders upon the strength with which Hirakud Dam holds its position the more intrigued... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2017
Bhubaneswar, India
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

This is one of the unique view dam which you looking form the 60 feet high tower with revolving platform. The view is awesome! You enjoy blue-shaded water with huge sky! This dam have 4.2 km long wall! That was Unforgettable moment in my life!

Thank Sharadtarde
Reviewed January 30, 2017

The more one ponders upon the strength with which Hirakud Dam holds its position the more intrigued one gets. It is the embodiment of serenity and strength and a great way to realize the potential of mankind despite our limitations against nature. There are two...More

Thank Suhana_shirgrill
Reviewed January 29, 2017

I personally liked the area of the damn. Entry fee is negligible. You have access to viewing revolving gallery from which you can look at the damn and areas around. They have beautiful garden at the base. It is a very well maintained and clean...More

Thank KranAsh
Reviewed January 21, 2017

It is the major attraction of Sambalpur . There is a good view of the dam from the tower which can't be missed by any one there is a canteen also I even enjoyed food at top of tower. No one is allowed to go...More

1  Thank burlemohan
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Hirakud Dam is the longest Dam in Asia ,is about 4 km in length . It is one the famous tourist places in Odisha .The best time to visit Hirakud dam is August -October because the enitre area is filled by water is enhance the...More

1  Thank dpkmahapatra
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Hirakud dam is situaded in sambalpur town. This dam is the largest dam in india. The length of the dam is 4800 meter. In which 3600 meter is made by earth and remaining 1200 meter is concreate. The depth of the dam is 61 meter....More

Thank Ajitku
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Hirakud Dam built across the Mahanadi River, about 15km from sambalpur. It is the longest major earthen dam in Asia, measuring 25.8 km including dykes and stands across the Mahanadi river. Awesome place to visit...

Thank suvadip2015
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Less scenic but more historical place.. Asia's one of the longest dam.. Can view the whole length of the dam by two opposite towers.. 2 dykes spreading over 12 kilometers always enhance the traveling experience.. There is a sanctuary (Debrigarh sanctuary) also present at the...More

Thank DillipDalai
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Its a great dam with a big reservoir. One of the biggest dam. The view from rorating Gandhi Minar is beautiful. A must visit place.

Thank Gunanidhi P
Reviewed January 3, 2017

It is one of the biggest dam of Asia and surrounded by beautiful forest, only approach road is not very good, govt can make it a very good tourist place.

Thank arindamdeb
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Response from PRASANT KUMAR P | Reviewed this property |
Dear sumitr0d Good Morning! Since I stayed at Jharsuguda, I am sorry to say that I can't advise you on your stay at Ashok Nivas at Hirakud. Thanks and regards Dr Prasant Kumar Panda.