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2 Dams to explore in Tiruchirappalli

The district lies along the banks of the Kaveri River. Formerly called as Trichinoppoly in British rule.

Kallanai DamKallanai Dam, Thogur Village, Grand Anicut, Tamil Nadu 620013

This is an ancient dam built across the river Kaveri. The dam was originally constructed by the Chola king Karikalan.

Mukkombu DamMukkombu Dam, Andanallur, Tamil Nadu 639115, India

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.