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20 Attractions to Explore Near Gandhi Sagar Dam

Gandhi Sagar Dam
Gandhi Sagar DamGandhi Sagar Dam, Karanpura Block, Madhya Pradesh 458118

The Gandhi Sagar Dam is a multipurpose dam located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It was constructed between 1955 and 1960, with the main purpose of providing irrigation to the nearby districts. The dam is built on the Chambal River, and its reservoir has a capacity of 7.3 billion cubic meters. In addition to irrigation, the Gandhi Sagar Dam also provides drinking water to approximately 1 million people and generates hydroelectric power.

Nearby Attractions

Chand Baori
Chand Baori32.19 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Chand baori is a stepwell located in the Kota district of Rajasthan. Chand Baori is said to be named after a local ruler called Raja Chanda . However, no epigraphic evidence has been found regarding the construction of the Chand Baori or the adjoining Harshat Mata Temple.

Jawahar Sagar Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant
Jawahar Sagar Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant39.71 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Jawahar Sagar Dam is the third dam in the series of Chambal Valley Projects on the Chambal river. It is a concrete gravity dam, 45 meters high and 393 meters long, generating 60 MW of power with an installed capacity of 3 units of 33 MW. Its construction was completed in 1972

Mandakini Temple
Mandakini Temple55.60 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Mandakini temple is a perfect example of the Rajasthan architecture. Main attraction of Bhilwara district.

Morwan Dam
Morwan Dam56.34 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

A huge dam that has been constructed over the river Gambhiri which was mainly used for irrigation and drinking water purpose of this area. Boating facilities are also available near the dam, along with a large garden. A nice place to hang out.

Chambal Garden
Chambal Garden58.25 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Stroll on the lush green garden or enjoy the view of the shimmering Chambal Lake, this park is a perfect sight for all the nature lovers. Located next to the retreat, Amar Niwas, this place was the royal retreat for all the rulers of Kota.

Kota Barrage
Kota Barrage59.73 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Kota barrage is the fourth in the series of Chambal valley projects. It was built to store the waters stored by the three previous dams of the project Gandhi Sagar Dam, Jawahar Sagar Dam and Rana Pratap Sagar Dam, and then channelize it to the dry areas of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh for irrigation purposes via canals. At present, it helps in agriculture in around 20,000 acres of land.

Seven Wonders Park
Seven Wonders Park61.15 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

It is a park that is housed with the replicas of the 7 wonders of the world in the Kota city of Rajasthan. Many people come here to see the wonders of the world and click photos of monuments.

Garh Palace
Garh Palace62.89 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Located in the center of town. Maharaja Rana Madan Singh built the fort during 1840-1845. The Zenana Khas or the Women’s Palace has frescoes on both mirrors and walls, which are considered the finest examples of the Hadoti School of Art. Presently, Jhalawar Fort is home to the Collectorate and other offices.

Gagron Fort
Gagron Fort64.50 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

This is an example of a hill and water fort. It is a hill and water fort, one of 12 kinds of Vedic fort architecture known as JalDurg.

Jhalrapatan Padamnath Temple
Jhalrapatan Padamnath Temple65.14 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

One of the ancient temples of Rajasthan is the Sun temple of Jhalarapatan. It is said that the construction of this temple was made by Nag Bhatt II in Vikram Samvat 872, accordingly, it will be built in AD 815. This temple is also known as Padmanabha Temple,

Seven Wonders Park Kota
Seven Wonders Park Kota65.22 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Seven Wonders Park in Kota comprises of miniatures of all the Seven Wonders of the World. These include Taj Mahal, Great Pyramid, Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower, Christ the Redeemer of Brazil, Colosseum, and Statue of Liberty.

Chandrabhaga Temple
Chandrabhaga Temple65.96 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

The group of temples on the Chandrabhaga stream belongs to the period of 6th to 14th centuries and is situated near Jhalara Patan. Owing to the arched gateways and carved pillars, the temples are considered good examples of the architecture of that period.

Chambal River
Chambal River69.89 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

This is one of the cleanest river in India. It flows through Madhyapradesh and Rajastthan.

Nava Toran Temple Neemuch
Nava Toran Temple Neemuch73.22 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

This 11th century temple is located in khor, Neemuch. This temple consists of ten decorative arches arranged in two rows. The temple decorations include leaf-shaped borders, heads of makaras, and garland bearers. It is said that there is a tunnel beneath the temple that goes to the Chittor Fort and that Maharana Pratap often used to go through the tunnel to worship the deity of the temple. The prime deity of the temple is Varaha

Shri Kileshwar Mahadev Temple
Shri Kileshwar Mahadev Temple75.48 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

A famous Hindu temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva in Neemuch. This place offers really some nice landscapes capturing live moments like Animals in The Forest, Water in The Mountains, and others. Daily a lot of peoples visit this place.

Binnayaga Buddhist caves
Binnayaga Buddhist caves78.30 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Binnayaga Buddhist caves also known as Vinayaka are located at village Binnayaga in Jhalawar distrcit of Rajsthan. The excavation has arounnd 20 laterite caves facing south from east to west.

Raniji Ki Baori
Raniji Ki Baori82.76 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Also known as "Queen's stepwell" is a noted Stepwell in Bundi. It was built in 1699 by Rani Nathavati Ji who was the younger queen of the ruling Rao Raja Anirudh Singh. It is a 46 m deep stepped well with some superb carvings on its pillars and a high arched gate. It is a multistoreyed structure with places of worship on each floor.

Taragarh Fort
Taragarh Fort83.89 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Constructed in the year 1354, the Taragarh fort is one of the most impressive structures in the city of Ajmer, in the northern state of Rajasthan in India.

Kirti Stambh Chittorgarh fort
Kirti Stambh Chittorgarh fort93.60 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Built-in the 12th-century, Kirti Stambh is situated inside the Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan. The 22 meters tall tower was constructed by a Jain merchant, Jeeja Bhagerwala during the rule of Rawal Kumar Singh, to glorify Jainism.

Rani Padmini Mahal
Rani Padmini Mahal93.68 KMs away from Gandhi Sagar Dam

Padmini Palace was once the palatial abode of the exquisitely beautiful Rajput queen, Rani Padmini, the wife of King Rawal Ratan Singh. Revered as an epitome of beauty, Rani Padmini was the daughter of a Sinhala ruler Gandharvasen and plays a crucial role in the history of the gallant Rajput warriors. This queen was mentioned in the epic poem of 'Padmavati', which had been composed during 1540 CE, by Malik Muhammad Jayasi.