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Markonahalli dam

Good place to spend couple of hours. Small park to sit and chit chat. Can climb steps and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
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Great location

Ideal location for outing with friends. Old world nostalgia earthwork dam. Take own vehicle for... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2016
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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| On Shimsha River, Tumkur, India
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good condition and nice location. near to NH48, kunigal stud farm & lake. Near to kunigal railway station.and it is established by Sir.M. Vishveshvaraiah.

1  Thank Meander815052
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Good place to spend couple of hours. Small park to sit and chit chat. Can climb steps and enjoy the water levels and admire the efforts of the people who built it.

1  Thank Sherpa739699
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the famous Dam which is located in Karnataka. This is not a big dam but very beautiful and very famous and one of the tourist attractions. Here nursing facility and food facility also there and very nice place for visit

2  Thank naveena1992
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

First Dam with auto cyclo technology in karnataka built by PWD under guidance of Visvesvaraya Technological University. Has a maximum capacity of handling 91 ft height of water. But today, Jan 2018, only 60 ft water was available. No ticket counter was available but employees...More

1  Thank RajivR349
Reviewed June 30, 2017

its not crowded place ,so its good to have complete view of shimsha river and good walk on dam , good scenic place

Thank sapharri
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is a nice dam located in Markonahalli, near from the highway, need to take left and huge HP plant is situated nearby. Can reach the top of the dam, need to give some amount to the keeper he will take you inside and show...More

1  Thank vigneshd38
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Ideal location for outing with friends. Old world nostalgia earthwork dam. Take own vehicle for comfortable journey.

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

As common man is not allowed to move over the tank bund, one cannot get a glimpse of the backwater. When water is left to the fields, it's a beautiful sight and the canals come to life

Thank Aravind K
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The guide took us below the dam and explained how the system of automatic weir water floodgates work which was designed and patented by sir M. Visveswaraiah

Thank ajay_shenoy
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Wonderful break far waay from the city life. Located in Kunigal on the bangalore-mangalore highway ,this place offers photographers with a real delight. There is a Adigas restaurant nearby for food but the service is not that great

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