Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, Karnataka

Krishna Raja Sagara Dam

Location: Built across the Kaveri River, Krishna Raja Sagar Dam is known to be the first rural electrification program in India.

Description: Krishna Raja Sagar Dam is located in Mandya district near Mysore in the state of Karnataka. The name of Krishna Raja Sagar Dam is derived from the name of a ruler of Mysore Kingdom, Krishna Raja Wodeyar. This dam is the main source of irrigation and reservoir for drinking water for almost entire Bangalore city. It was built in the supervision of Chief Engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Brindavan garden is a manicured garden attached to the dam. This beautiful ornamental garden has a botanical park and boating is another activity available for tourists beneath the dam. A musical fountain included in this garden is a major attraction for tourists. This fountain is a perfect example of technology, as tourists can view the cascading water from this fountain along with enjoying the rhythm of music.

Activities: A visit to Krishna Raja Sagar Dam can prove to be the most memorable part of your trip to Mysore where you can spend good time with friends and family. Picturesque dam and lake are a perfect display made with the amalgamation of technology with nature.

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