Bhakra Dam in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Bhakra Dam

Nella, Himachal Pradesh 174201, India

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About Bhakra Dam

This is a concrete gravity dam on the Sutlej river in Bilaspur. The dam forms the Gobind sagar reservoir. The dam, located at a gorge near the (now submerged) upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur. the dam attracts tourists from all over India.



Attractions near Bhakra Dam

Gobind Sagar8.47km from Bhakra Dam

The unparalleled scenic view of rolling hills and plains overlooking the azure blue tint of the man-made reservoir of the Gobind Sagar lake is an alluring vista to gaze upon. The gigantic reservoir is formed on the Sutlej river by the Bhakra Dam, one of the highest gravity dams in the world. Built in 1963

Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex22.35km from Bhakra Dam

This is a museum that gives an insight into the events that took place in Punjab five hundred years ago which gave birth to Sikhism and finally the Khalsa Panth.  It serves to attract tourists and pilgrims.

Hamirpur31.86km from Bhakra Dam

Hamirpur is located in the Lower West Central Outer Himalayas at an average elevation of 790 M above sea level . Far northern High Altitude Dhauladhar Ranges overlook the city. Hamirpur is a rapidly developing City in Himachal Pradesh with New Entrepreneurship and Modern Construction. It is also a major junction on National Highway 3 While National Highway 103 starts at Here . Hamirpur is Famous for its High literacy rate , Educational Institutions and Traditional Festival Of Hamir Utsav .

Gurudwara Parivaar Vichora Sahib43.32km from Bhakra Dam

A beautiful gurdwara situated on the banks of river Sirsa. This is where the 10th Guru of Sikh, Guru Gobind SIngh Ji's, family got separated. Located on a hill top, one has to climb 100 odd steps to reach this holy spot, which commands a panaromic view of the surrounding valley.

Ropar Wetland44.91km from Bhakra Dam

This is a man-made freshwater wetland covering 1,365 hectares. Surrounded by the Shivalik hills in the northwest and the plains in the south. This is a popular tourist attraction for bird watching and boating.

Rewalsar Lake47km from Bhakra Dam

Rewalsar Lake is a mid-altitude lake located on a mountain spur in the Mandi district. The lake is shaped like a square with the shoreline of about 735 m. It is held as a sacred spot .

Where is Bhakra Dam

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Bilaspur has a hilly terrain. The whole district is situated in the Shivalik range of lower Himalayas. The district contains the manmade Govind Sagar Lake on the Sutlej River which acts as the reservoir for the Bhakra and Nangal Dam project.