16 Dams to explore in Tamil Nadu
Home to historic buildings, multi pilgrimage sites, hill stations, cultural arts, and three world heritage sites.
The dam is built at the location where the Kaveri River leaves its tributary, named River Kollidam. The length of Mokkombu is 685 meters, and its layout was planned by Sir Arthur Cotton. Mukkombu is a beautiful picnic spot in the region. It is also called as the upper dam.
It is constructed beyond Preumalmalai and Chemmalai. The tourism around the dam is promoted by the Tamil Nadu Department of Tourism. A large number of local people and outsiders visit the dam. There is a bridge without any support of piers on the Ponnaniyaru Dam. It is known as a hanging bridge and offers you the panoramic view of lush green forest and hills. Standing on the bridge, you can see the trains moving on the rails between the hillocks.