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Kallanai Dam

Kallanai Dam, Thogur Village, Grand Anicut, Tamil Nadu 620013


About Kallanai Dam

This is an ancient dam built across the river Kaveri. The dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan.

Attractions near Kallanai Dam

Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort12.34km from Kallanai Dam

The Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on a large rock with a height of 85 meters by the Pallava rulers. There are 344 steps carved out from the rock to reaach the top of the temple.

Srirangam Temple12.72km from Kallanai Dam

This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ranganatha constructed in the Dravidian architecture. This is also the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world.

The Anna Science Centre Planetarium was established by the government of Tamil Nadu in 1999. Comprising of a number of exhibits that cover different eco-system and bio-diversity along

Butterfly Park19.93km from Kallanai Dam

This tropical butterfly conservatory is located at the upper anaicut reserve forests in Srirangam. We can see and experience the living, habitat and their breeding from here

Mukkombu Dam25.95km from Kallanai Dam

The dam is built at the location where the Kaveri River leaves its tributary, named River Kollidam. The length of Mokkombu is 685 meters, and its layout was planned by Sir Arthur Cotton. Mukkombu is a beautiful picnic spot in the region. It is also called as the upper dam.

Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary30.75km from Kallanai Dam

This is a 4537 sq km protected area in the Ariyalur district. The sanctuary is in 25 km. This is home for so many migratory birds and it has a large irrigation tank.

Where is Kallanai Dam

Discover more attractions in Tiruchirappalli, where Kallanai Dam is located

Tiruchirappalli6 attractions

The district lies along the banks of the Kaveri River. Formerly called as Trichinoppoly in British rule.