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Rihand Dam, Pipari - Things to Know Before Visiting

Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar, Uttar Pradesh 231221, India


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About Rihand Dam, Pipari

Rihand dam also known as Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar, is the largest dam of India by volume. The reservoir of Rihand Dam is called Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar and is India's largest artificial lake.Rihand Dam is a concrete gravity dam located at Pipri in Sonbhadra District

Attractions Near Rihand Dam, Pipari

Shri Renukeshwar Mahadev Mandir
Shri Renukeshwar Mahadev Mandir3.54km from Rihand Dam, Pipari

Renukeshwar Mahadev Temple is situated in Renukoot in Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh. It is located adjoining the Rihand River which is also called Renu River, from where this temple got its name. The temple is dedicated to Mahadev or Lord Shiva. It is one of the most frequented spots in Renukoot. The temple was built by Birla Group in the year 1972.

Singrauli Super Thermal Station
Singrauli Super Thermal Station33.03km from Rihand Dam, Pipari

Singrauli Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Shaktinagar in Sonebhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The power plant is the first power plant of NTPC. It sources coal from Jayant and Bina mines and water from Rihand Reservoir. There is a lot of states in India benefitting from this power plant.

Caves Of Mada Aashin
Caves Of Mada Aashin63.3km from Rihand Dam, Pipari

This cave complex consists of two caves of which one is a temple cave and the other is an underground cave which is in the form of a pool. The temple consists of Lord Shiva statue and the statue of a goddess. The most interesting aspect is that the pool cave has an unidentified source of water and was probably used as a bathing pool in ancient times.

Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary
Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary79.31km from Rihand Dam, Pipari

The Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Chandraprabha, is situated in Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh state in central India. It is well endowed with beautiful picnic spots, dense forests, and scenic waterfalls like Rajdari and Devdari that attract tourists every year to its vicinity. Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary is situated about 70 kilometres from the historic city of Varanasi.

Siddhnath Ki Dari
Siddhnath Ki Dari86.68km from Rihand Dam, Pipari

This is a beautiful waterfall located in the southern part of Uttar Pradesh. An unexplored, wild waterfall midst of dense forest. It falls from 100 feet height in cascades of rocks. A beautiful fall to enjoy its music in silence all around.

Sanjay National Park
Sanjay National Park102.8km from Rihand Dam, Pipari

Sanjay National Park is a national park in Chhattisgarh and Koriya, Sidhi. It covers an area of 466.657 km2 and is a part of the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve. It is located in the Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests ecoregion. The national park is mostly composed of tropical forests and also has a wide variety of flora and fauna.

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Sonbhadra is the 2nd largest district of Uttar Pradesh, India. Sonbhadra is the only district in India which borders four states namely Madhya Pradesh, Chhattishgarh Jharkhand and Bihar.