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On River Cauvery, Tiruchirappalli, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is nice dam. It was constructed by Cholla king Karikalan. It is very old one. It is one of tourist place in trichy

Thank 193krp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One can visit the Dam en route Thanjavur from Trichy ( or vice versa) Kallanai dam is one of the oldest functional dams in India. Source of water for farmers in the area. It has become a sort of picnic spot for locals as it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reportedly more than a thousand years old Built with large rocks as foundation and sand Must visit this if one is visiting the area Has withstood the test of time when some similar dam in Kerala built less than 100 years ago could not brave...More

Thank Scalfern57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ancinet Old Grand Anaicut which was built by KArkala Chola 2000 yrs before approx. Still it is able to long last. View is awesome

Thank murthic
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We personally chose a terrible time to visit the dam, there wasn't anything personally great about it. The water looked dirty because people were also openly washing themselves and their clothes with soap there. I don't understand why CARS AND MOTORBIKES have access in the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The visit was in between amind crowded dam due to weekend and good quantity of water available after 5 years.

Thank arun k
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The dam is a master piece of engineering and architecture which has stood the test of time and weather.. The heritage department can do a lot in preserving and promoting this place. The dam is a check for Cauvery River, and when it flows the...More

1  Thank 917shivan
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The previous generations were the real genius people, I believe. Kallanai Dam across river Kaveri is a testimony to this point. The Chola kings of the erstwhile small princely kingdoms of Tamil Nadu had wise men in their courts to advise the Kings. And the...More

Thank JohnR9491
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Its an example of the technology and the knowledge the ancient tamil Kings and tamil peoples had, built 1000s of years before still it serves our irrigation needs. but now a days poor maintenance and not safe as well coz of lots of crime activites...More

Thank Sai B
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Nice place to visit and relax as a park. But time to know how they built the dam in the past with the technology available to serve the farm lands around..

Thank Rajesh K
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