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Srisailam Dam

Srisailam Dam, Andhra Pradesh 509326

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About Srisailam Dam

This dam is constructed across the Krishna river and is the second-largest capacity working hydroelectric station in the country. The dam was constructed in a deep gorge in the Nallamala hills


Attractions near Srisailam Dam

Farahabad View point30.58km from Srisailam Dam

Farhabad view point is about 9 kilometers from Farhabad entrance gate and it is part of Safari route. It is located in the dense Nallamalla Forest

Channakesava Swamy Temple56.03km from Srisailam Dam

Located at Markapur in Andhra Pradesh, Sri Lakshmi Chennakesava Swamy Temple is a famous pilgrimage center dedicated to Lord Chennakesava Swamy, a form of Lord Vishnu. Situated on the banks of the Gundlakamma river, the temple was built by the Vijayanagar rulers between 1405-1459 AD.

Devarakonda Fort68.42km from Srisailam Dam

Devarakonda which is as Mandal Headquarters, is a tiny village situated in Nalgonda district. The fort was constructed in the 13th – 14th century. The Devarakonda fort is the emblem of prosperity established by the kingdom of Padma Nayaka Veluma Rajas. The fort was the heart of one and slave of none, as it was ruled by Padma Nayaka Veluma Raja since the year 1278 to 1482 AD.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam69.67km from Srisailam Dam

This is a Masonry dam across the Krishna river.  Constructed between 1955 and 1967, the dam created a water reservoir with a gross storage capacity of 11.472 billion cubic meters. It is also one of the earliest multi-purpose irrigation and hydro-electric projects in India.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam70.14km from Srisailam Dam

This is a mansionary dam across the Krishna river at Nagarjuna Sagar which straddles the border between Guntur district and Nalgonda district. Constructed between 1955 and 1967, the dam created a water reservoir with gross storage capacity of 11.472 billion cubic metres. Nagarjuna Sagar was the earliest in a series of large infrastructure projects termed as "modern temples" initiated for achieving the Green revolution inn India.

Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary92.14km from Srisailam Dam

Sri lankamalleswara wildlife sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary headquartered in Kadapa. It is the only habitat in the world which provides home for the Jerdon's Courser a hiighy endangered bird species. In addition to that it is also a home to nearly 176 families of vegetation and living organisms.

Where is Srisailam Dam

Discover more attractions in Kurnool, where Srisailam Dam is located

Kurnool4 attractions

This district derives its name from its chief town Kurnool. Belum Caves are geologically and historically important caves in the district. There are indications that Jain and Buddhist monks were occupying these caves centuries ago.