Mettur Dam in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Mettur Dam

Mettur Dam, Tamil Nadu 636401, India

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About Mettur Dam

One of the largest dam in India across Cauvery, which was built in 1934.  There is a park at the base of the dam. This dam provides  irrigation and drinking water facilities for more than 12 districts of Tamilnadu


Attractions near Mettur Dam

Kanjamalai34.07km from Mettur Dam

This hill is situated about 1643 meters above sea level. This wonderful place is a place of worship and a refuge for believers.  It is full of hillock and greenery. Trekking place, viewpoint, etc.

Male Madeshwara Wildlife Sanctuary34.23km from Mettur Dam

Protected wildlife sanctuary in the western ghats named after the presiding deity "Male Mahadeswara" .Part of a contiguous tiger habitat

Male Mahadeshwara Temple34.43km from Mettur Dam

The ancient and sacred temple dedicated to Male Mahadeswara surrounded by beautiful hills with dense greenery

Siddhar Temple34.48km from Mettur Dam

This is one of the 18 tamil siddha temple and is situated in the foot of Kanja malai. Several perennial wells, waterfalls and small reservoirs are present near to the temple.

Hogenakkal waterfalls35.12km from Mettur Dam

This place is often referred to as "Niagra falls of India" . is known for bathing are and hide boat rides, projecting itself as a major tourist attraction.

Sankagiri Fort36.69km from Mettur Dam

This is a historical fort maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. It was built in the 15th century by the Vijayanagar empire. This was an important military base for Tippu sultan.

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Salem is a Geologist’s paradise, surrounded by hills and the landscape dotted with hillocks.