Krishnagiri Dam - Tamilnadu

Krishnagiri Dam

Krishnagiri Dam is a popular tourist destination for attracts adventure enthusiasts. One of the main reasons to visit Krishnagiri Dam is its historical significance. The dam was built in 1958 along the Tenpennai River (also known as the Pennaiyar River). It was built to irrigate the surrounding lands and meet the drinking water needs of the surrounding towns and villages. Krishnagiri Dam offers magnificent views of the surroundings, making it as a best place for photographers. The tranquility and surrounding area make this the perfect place to relax and unwind. Tourists can walk along the lake on the promenade while enjoying the beautiful view of the lake and its surroundings. Boating is one of the most popular activities at Krishnagiri Dam. Visitors can also try out fishing, since the dam is a home to variety of fish kinds. Additionally, there are well-maintained parks and gardens near the dam where visitors can have picnics or simply relax amidst nature.

How to reach Krishnagiri Dam?

Salem airport is the nearest to reach Krishnagiri Dam. Drive from Salem airport to Krishnagiri Dam covers about 90 km.