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Address: Erode District | Bhavani River between Mettupalayam and Sathyamangalam, Coimbatore 641101, India

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Huge and Beautiful Dam

The dam is across the river Bhavani. It is very well maintained as this is the main source of water for agriculture and drinking water for few Kongu regions. There is a walk path... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Dinesh_cbe
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Coimbatore, India
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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dam is across the river Bhavani. It is very well maintained as this is the main source of water for agriculture and drinking water for few Kongu regions. There is a walk path on top of the dam and need some guts to walk on it. Park is quite good. At the shops outside the entrance, taste delicious fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It is a very huge dam. Occasionally the dam is opened if there is a need. Good quality of cooked and raw fishes are sold outside in a cheaper rate. There is a park near the dam. And the dam bhavani river water can be viewed from inside one corner of the park. It is possible to play in the... More 

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Thank divya s
Bhavani, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

the only one dam that was build from mud in asia across the river bhavani it fulfils the needs of erode karur district farmers the projects are kalingarayan, lower bhavani ,thadapally, arakankottai canals

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Thank erokalingan
Coimbatore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

bhavanisagar dam can spent one day with family.kids will enjoy the park.who are prepare ,low budget and one day trip wih family go and enjoy.small park and small dam do not expect more.just go and relax fun with family.you can get fresh fishes.taste is good.

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Thank rameshcri2001
Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The dam is amazing if you go during rainy seasons or after rainy seasons when the dam is full. The dam also has a park that is quite nice, but could have been maintained properly. The fish around the area is very tasty.

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Coonoor, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

As dams go, this is one of the crucial one, across R. Bhavani which drains the Nilgiris. Large reservoir. Garden fairly small only. Worth visiting once.

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Thank subaraj
Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Not allowed to reach the top of the dam so the amazing aerial view is not available, Park is good and can not spend much time in the park, Boat service for kids are available in the pond in the park but water is much dirty and fishy smell...Not worth seeing

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Thank victorsenthil
Coonoor, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Irrigation project started in 1948 completed in 1955 a 105ft high dam with a capacity of 32.8tmc.The dam situated between Mettupalayam and Sathyamangalam a lovely body of water an earthen dam with a lovely garden located at the spillway.A vist will not be disappointment a treat for fish eaters awaits them near the garden from fresh fish from the dam.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Bhavani Sagar dam and reservoir is located in Bhavani river in Erode district. This is the second largest dam in tamil nadu. It is a good place to spend sometime in the evenings.

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Thank rajaram k
Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The entry for upper side of the dam is restricted but the park in the lower side is wonderful for children's.The fish shop outside the park is wonderful fish curry with rice is excellent a budget place. the car drive from metupalaym to dam is excellent and cannot expressed in words seen lots of animals.

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