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20 Attractions to Explore Near Kallanai Dam

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

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

Nearby Attractions

Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort
Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort12.34 KMs away 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 Temple
Srirangam Temple12.72 KMs away 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.

Anna Science Center Planetarium Office
Anna Science Center Planetarium Office13.50 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

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 Park Trichy
Butterfly Park Trichy19.93 KMs away 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 Dam
Mukkombu Dam25.95 KMs away 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 Sanctuary
Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary30.75 KMs away 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.

Brihadeeswara Temple
Brihadeeswara Temple35.54 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

It is a peerless piece of architecture and represents the culture during Chola Dynasty in India. Moreover, it is a significant Hindu Temple built in ancient times.

Maratha Palace
Maratha Palace35.87 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

The Thanjavur Maratha Palace Complex, known locally as Aranmanai, is the official residence of the Bhonsle family who ruled over the Tanjore region from 1674 to 1855.

Saraswathi Mahal Library
Saraswathi Mahal Library35.93 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

Saraswathi Mahal Library or Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswathi Mahal Library is located in Thanjavur (Tanjore), Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest libraries in Asia, and has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and paper written in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, English and a few other languages indigenous to India.

Fossil Park Museum
Fossil Park Museum41.05 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

This is a National geological Heritage monument in India of petrified woods within Sathanur which was discovered in 1940 by the geologist M. S. Krishnan of the Geological Survey of India, who hailed from Tanjore.

Elakurichi shrine
Elakurichi shrine41.05 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

Called as Adaikalamatha shrine. This is a catholic pilgrimage center dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Sittannavasal Rock-Cut Jain Temple
Sittannavasal Rock-Cut Jain Temple42.64 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

Sittanavasal cave is a second-century Jain complex of caves. The monument is a rock-cut monastery or temple created by Jains.

Government Museum, Pudukkottai
Government Museum, Pudukkottai49.05 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

Home to some incredible and rare collections of artifacts and relics related zoology, paintings, geology, epigraphy, anthropology, and more.

Koraiyaru Falls
Koraiyaru Falls54.68 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

Waterfalls located inside a dense forest, natural beauty, Trekking, etc. It is one of the waterfalls along the Eastern Ghats, and near Thondamanthurai, Perambalur district, India. It's the source of many small streams which join the Vellar River.

Ranjankudi Fort
Ranjankudi Fort59.18 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

A 17th-century fortress located in the Perambalur district. historically important fort having so many stories and architectural marvels.

Shri Airavatesvara Temple
Shri Airavatesvara Temple61.11 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

This is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture and also this is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Kumbakonam Temples
Kumbakonam Temples63.99 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

Kumbhakonam is one of the ancient temple towns of Tamilnadu, flanked by the two rivers Cauvery and Arasalar. The grandeur of Tamil Nadu can be seen in the marvelous architectures and temples here. Many of the religious sites in Kumbakonam are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There are around 188 sites in Kumbakonam.

Thirumayam Fort
Thirumayam Fort65.08 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

A 40-acre wide ring fortress in the town of Thirumayam.The construction of the fort is of inferior quality as small blocks of stone were used along with bricks for the building of the fortification.

Ponnaniyaru Dam
Ponnaniyaru Dam66.55 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

It is constructed beyond Preumalmalai and Chemmalai. The tourism around the dam is promoted by the Tamil Nadu Department of Tourism. A large number of local people and outsiders visit the dam. There is a bridge without any support of piers on the Ponnaniyaru Dam. It is known as a hanging bridge and offers you the panoramic view of lush green forest and hills. Standing on the bridge, you can see the trains moving on the rails between the hillocks.

Aagaya Gangai water falls
Aagaya Gangai water falls66.57 KMs away from Kallanai Dam

This is located in the Kolli hills of the eastern ghats. This is a beautiful waterfalls surrounded by rocks and trees.