State: Andhra Pradesh
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Nagarjunsagar dam is a multi-purpose dam, which is situated in Andhra Pradesh state. This multi-purpose project is basically constructed on the river Krishna. The Nagarjunsagar dam is situated close to the Nandikonda village which is also popularly known as Hill Colony. The most interesting fact related to Nagarjunsagar dam is that its reservoir is considered as the world’s largest man made reservoir. There is an island, known as Nagarjunakonda, which is situated in this reservoir and one can see many Buddhist carvings and inscriptions in this village. The only way to reach this island is by boats and this island is basically popular because of its chronological importance. There is a town, which is placed on the banks of the Krishna River, known as Nandikonda. During the period of the construction of the Nagarjunsagar dam, the whole population of this town was moved to the Hill colony, as this place got submerged in the river.
The whole area of the Nagarjunsagar Dam’s reservoir is enclosed by the forests and this adds more charm to this place and gives a magnetic and a delightful view to the tourists. This place has tremendous climate and it is really a very overwhelming sight to witness during the monsoon season, as due to its very heavy rainfall even its dam gets overflowed. This place has many interesting sights in the nearby areas for the tourists. Especially during the winter season the Nagarjunsagar Dam emerges as a very nice place to visit. The tourists will definitely find it exciting to take the steamboat service to reach the Hill colony.