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On River Cauvery, Tiruchirappalli, India
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

We personally chose a terrible time to visit the dam, there wasn't anything personally great about it. The water looked dirty because people were also openly washing themselves and their clothes with soap there. I don't understand why CARS AND MOTORBIKES have access in the...More

1  Thank RebeccaLawrence22
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The visit was in between amind crowded dam due to weekend and good quantity of water available after 5 years.

Thank arun k
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The dam is a master piece of engineering and architecture which has stood the test of time and weather.. The heritage department can do a lot in preserving and promoting this place. The dam is a check for Cauvery River, and when it flows the...More

1  Thank 917shivan
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The previous generations were the real genius people, I believe. Kallanai Dam across river Kaveri is a testimony to this point. The Chola kings of the erstwhile small princely kingdoms of Tamil Nadu had wise men in their courts to advise the Kings. And the...More

Thank JohnR9491
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Its an example of the technology and the knowledge the ancient tamil Kings and tamil peoples had, built 1000s of years before still it serves our irrigation needs. but now a days poor maintenance and not safe as well coz of lots of crime activites...More

Thank Sai B
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Nice place to visit and relax as a park. But time to know how they built the dam in the past with the technology available to serve the farm lands around..

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed June 25, 2018

King KARIKALA built this strong Stone Dam over river Cauvery near Trichirappalli. Be careful please. Just sight seeing.

Thank Sathyamurthy R
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Kallanai dam is the oldest dam built over Cauveri river by the king Karikala Cholan. This dam is located in between Trichy and Thanjore. This dam was built to divert water to delta regions for agriculture. This is fourth oldest dam in the world. It...More

1  Thank GhiriTharan
Reviewed May 15, 2018

This Dam on Cauvery river shows the inguenity of Chola Kings for the welfare of the state. Good irrigation and crops led to a blissfull life. Even now is an useful irrigation project over centuries

2  Thank asrgnt12
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

It's very good place to spend time and have the park and now days water is very less and see the dry area. During the water time it's so good

1  Thank YuvarajS41
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