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Hirakud Dam

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Address: Sambalpur, India

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Hirakud Dam is the longest Dam in Asia ,is about 4 km in length . It is one the famous tourist places in Odisha .The best time to visit Hirakud dam is August -October because the... read more

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hirakud Dam is the longest Dam in Asia ,is about 4 km in length . It is one the famous tourist places in Odisha .The best time to visit Hirakud dam is August -October because the enitre area is filled by water is enhance the beauty of the surroundings of Hirakud Dam . This is the perfect place for outing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hirakud dam is situaded in sambalpur town. This dam is the largest dam in india. The length of the dam is 4800 meter. In which 3600 meter is made by earth and remaining 1200 meter is concreate. The depth of the dam is 61 meter. The main purpose of the dam is for power generation,iregation and water storage. This dam... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hirakud Dam built across the Mahanadi River, about 15km from sambalpur. It is the longest major earthen dam in Asia, measuring 25.8 km including dykes and stands across the Mahanadi river. Awesome place to visit...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Less scenic but more historical place.. Asia's one of the longest dam.. Can view the whole length of the dam by two opposite towers.. 2 dykes spreading over 12 kilometers always enhance the traveling experience.. There is a sanctuary (Debrigarh sanctuary) also present at the end of the right dyke. Worth traveling

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great dam with a big reservoir. One of the biggest dam. The view from rorating Gandhi Minar is beautiful. A must visit place.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the biggest dam of Asia and surrounded by beautiful forest, only approach road is not very good, govt can make it a very good tourist place.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good example of Civil Engineering Masterpiece.. A must visit place for anyone to gather the experience of being touched by the man-made engineering giant..

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Sambalpur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place for one and all for making relaxation of busy life. This is also recognized as a great picnic place to celebrate weekend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

True to its name mahanadi is really big and to build a dam is really a great task. The view of the dam and the river from the top of the watchtower perched on a hill is breathtaking. Truly number one activity to do when in sambalpur.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Hirakud dam is the longest major earthen dam in India. I visited these place with my family. We enjoyed the view and the cool breeze. Luckily at that time water gates were open, so we could see the spectacular view of flowing Mahanadi River through the gates.. believe me that was awesome.

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