Tungabhadra Dam - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Tungabhadra Dam

A multipurpose dam serving irrigation, electricity generation, flood control etc , constructed across the Thungabadhra river which had been inaugurated at 1953

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Activities Around

Attractions Near Tungabhadra Dam

Underground Shiva Temple (Prasanna Virupaksha Temple)

For some curious reasons, this temple dedicated to Lord Siva was built many meters below the ground level. Almost all the time the sanctum and the core parts of the temple are underwater, restricting entry to the inner areas. There is a beautiful lawn built around the temple. Usually a less crowded location

Sanapur Lake

Sanapur Lake

13.98km from Tungabhadra Dam

Formed by an irrigation reservoir, Senapur Lake is surrounded by boulder hills. The road to the lake is through numerous paddy fields and banana plantations where you can also see locals herd their livestocks. The lake has a cliff jumping point and coracle ride spot.

Hemakuta Hill Temples

Hemakuta Hill Temples

14.27km from Tungabhadra Dam

Cluster of ancient temples situated on the Hemakutta hills in Hampi. Popular viewpoint, Canvas of stones, hundreds of years old. Hemakuta hills literally means golden hillock

Hazara Rama Temple

Hazara Rama Temple

14.36km from Tungabhadra Dam

Situated at the heart of the Royal area which is functioning as a private temple for the Royal family. The walls of the temple is beautifully decorated by so many historical architectural works.

Kadalekalu Ganesha

Kadalekalu Ganesha

14.44km from Tungabhadra Dam

One of the largest statues of Lord Ganesh in southern India. It has a height of 4.6 meters and is carved out of a single boulder. The belly of Ganesha has been chiseled in such a manner that it resembles a Bengal gram (known as Kadalekalu in the local language). The temple hall is decorated with tall and slender granite pillars.

Virupaksha Temple

Virupaksha Temple

14.45km from Tungabhadra Dam

This temple of shiva is designated as UNESCO world heritage site located in the heart of Hampi. It has a large gopura which is covered by architectural beauty and the surroundings of the temple is also quite impressing. The archiitectural beauty of Hampi statrts from here. #hampi

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