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About Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar dam which impounds the Karamanathodu tributary of the Kabani river is a part of the Indian Banasura Sagar project consisting of a dam and a canal project started in 1979.

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Attractions Near Banasura Sagar Dam

Meenmutty waterfalls-Wayanad

Meenmutty waterfalls-Wayanad

2.1km from Banasura Sagar Dam

The tallest falls in Wayanad district, cascading through three stages at a height of 300 meters.

Karlad Lake

Karlad Lake

3.61km from Banasura Sagar Dam

A scenic lake in Wayanad with options of adventure activities.

Pazhassi Raja Museum

Pazhassi Raja Museum

15.26km from Banasura Sagar Dam

The memorial of Pazhassi Raja, the lion of Kerala.

Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake

16.28km from Banasura Sagar Dam

Pookot Lake (also Pookode Lake) is a freshwater lake. It is the most frequented and crowded tourist spot in the entire Wayanad District of Kerala State in Southern India. Located 13 km from the district capital Kalpetta, the lake situates amidst evergreen forests and wooden slopes.

Valliyoorkavu

Valliyoorkavu

16.87km from Banasura Sagar Dam

Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathy Temple, the 14th-century temple dedicated to goddess Durga is located at the high hills of Valliyoorkavu, 3 KM’s from Mananthavady town in Wayanad district of Kerala. It is believed that the idol of the goddess is self-manifested. The temple is a prominent place of worship for tribal communities. The goddess manifests in three forms, ‘Vana Durga’ (forest goddess), ‘Jala Durga’(Water goddess) and ‘Bhadrakaali’ (The auspicious form of goddess Kali who protects the good).

Panamaram Jain Temple

Panamaram Jain Temple

17.77km from Banasura Sagar Dam

Amidst coffee plantations and right on a the sides of a highway remains the ruins of a Jain Temple, one of the oldest in India.

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Wayanad

Wayanad

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Ancient caves and carvings, tea plantations, cool climate.

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Ashwin Ram

Ashwin Ram

2019-11-25

Indias largest earthern dam. It is a beautiful place, where one side guarded by western ghat hills.
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