Nagarjuna Sagar Dam - Things to Know Before Visiting
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, India
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About Nagarjuna Sagar 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.
Attractions Near Nagarjuna Sagar 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.
Chaya Someswara Temple is a wonderful temple located at Panagal in Nalgonda district of Telangana. This is an interesting pilgrimage and historical site to visit from Nalgonda and Hyderabad. Sri temple was built during 11th - 12th centuries by Cholas. The temple is known for its architecture.
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
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
The Rachakonda Fort was constructed in 14th century by Recherla Singama Nayak from Padma Nayaka dynasty who ruled the region of Rachakonda. The Fort was the capital to the Rachakonda region. The region was first ruled by Kakatiyas, Padma Nayakas, Bahmani Sultans, Qutub Shahi and finally Nizams. The Rachakonda fort is a good example of medieval Hindu fort architecture. It is a structure made of large stones. The fort built as a two story structure was constructed without using any mortar.
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.
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The Boundaries of Nalgonda district are Krishna and Khammam districts in the East, Mahaboobnagar and Hyderabad districts in the West, Mahaboobnagar and Guntur districts in the South and Medak and Warangal districts in the North direction