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20 Attractions to Explore Near Mettur Dam

Mettur Dam
Mettur DamMettur Dam, Tamil Nadu 636401, India

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

Nearby Attractions

Kanjamalai
Kanjamalai34.07 KMs away 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 Sanctuary
Male Madeshwara Wildlife Sanctuary34.23 KMs away 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 Temple
Male Mahadeshwara Temple34.43 KMs away from Mettur Dam

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

Siddhar Temple
Siddhar Temple34.48 KMs away 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 waterfalls
Hogenakkal waterfalls35.12 KMs away 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 Fort
Sankagiri Fort36.69 KMs away 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.

Karadiyoor View Point
Karadiyoor View Point41.78 KMs away from Mettur Dam

Karadiyur is a hamlet in the vicinity of Yercaud and its surrounding regions are adorned by gorgeous forests, lakes, valleys, and gardens. This is the best viewpoint in Salem.

Kiliyur Falls
Kiliyur Falls42.78 KMs away from Mettur Dam

This falls is formed by the overflowing waters of Yarcaud lake. The view of the falls is breathtaking, especially in monsoon season. This is a seasonal falls and the best time to visit this place is immediately after the monsoons.

Botanical Garden Yercaud
Botanical Garden Yercaud43.38 KMs away from Mettur Dam

This is a garden and researching place for several rare Orchids and so many other varieties of plantations. This is one of the main tourist destinations in Salem district.

Anna Park
Anna Park44.07 KMs away from Mettur Dam

This is a place to rejuvenate your mind. There are so many things to see, to study and all.

Shevaroy Temple
Shevaroy Temple44.71 KMs away from Mettur Dam

A magnificent temple surrounded by the scintillating views and bountiful greenery.

Ayodhyapattanam
Ayodhyapattanam48.71 KMs away from Mettur Dam

Ayodhyapattinam means the city of Ayodhya. This is a famous Rama temple located in the heart of Salem district.

Vellode Bird Sanctuary
Vellode Bird Sanctuary63.23 KMs away from Mettur Dam

This is a 18 hectare sanctuary located in the Erode district of Tamilnadu. This is a very famous place for seeing birds and to knoww about their habitat and other things.

Kodiveri Dam
Kodiveri Dam66.70 KMs away from Mettur Dam

Wonderful picnic spot located near Sathyamangalam. The waterfall formed in the downstream of the kodiveri dam is a wonderful spot with nice views of the falls.

Nainamalai Hills
Nainamalai Hills69.13 KMs away from Mettur Dam

This is a Hindu temple located on the top of a hill. it is believed that so many rishis including Naina rishi had done tapas in this dense forest. Trekking area, forest, natural beauty.

BRT Tiger Reserve
BRT Tiger Reserve71.30 KMs away from Mettur Dam

Situated between the western and eastern ghats. Having a wonderful ecosystem is the worthy delight of floral, faunal and cultural affluence

Jedarpalayam Dam
Jedarpalayam Dam72.11 KMs away from Mettur Dam

Located in the Kabillarmalai panchayat. The dam is constructed across the river Kaveri where tourists flock in large numbers. Boating is available here and also a children's park is there.

Chunchi Waterfalls
Chunchi Waterfalls72.21 KMs away from Mettur Dam

Chunchi falls is an almost 50 feet high cascade of falls, which is fed by the river Arkavathi. It is an ideal place to swim, play & relax in water amidst naturally formed rock formations. This place is usually crowded on weekends. A little walk is required from the nearest road point to reach the falls.

Biligiriranganabetta
Biligiriranganabetta73.66 KMs away from Mettur Dam

It is a lofty hill range in Karnataka which is well known for its flora and fauna. It is considered to be the wildlife corridor that connects the Eastern Ghats to the Western Ghats.

Sri Namagiri Thayar Samedha Sri Narasimha Swamy Temple

This is a Hindu temple that is popular for its rock-cut architecture in Dravidian style. Lot of tourists visit this place every year. Historically important place.