Srisailam Dam - Things to Know Before Visiting
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
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
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 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.
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 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.
Also known as Kondareddy Buruju, is an imposing structure located in the heart of Kurnool city. The fort has different gateways and bastions. The fort has three levels and it was used as watch tower in 17th and 18th centuries.
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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.