Kodiveri Dam, Coimbatore

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Kodiveri Dam, is located on the Bhavani river near Gobichettipalayam in Western Tamil Nadu. The dam is situated along the State Highway 15 about 15km from Gobichettipalayam towards Sathyamangalam.HistoryIt was constructed by Kongalvan in the year 1125 AD. Creating the dam consisted of carving a 20-foot wall of rock. The stones were then interlocked with iron bars and lead was used as mortar. These features, however, are not visible except in the dry season when the water level in the river drops considerably.HydrographyThe dam is built on the Bhavani river. Two channels arise from the dam, Arakkankottai on the northern side of Bhavani river and Thadapalli on the southern side. Lands north of Gobichettipalayam are irrigated by Thadapalli channel and cultivation of sugarcane and paddy are predominant in this area. The dam irrigates an area of.RecreationThe dam is a popular tourist spot. The park, associated play area and coracle rides are the main attractions.
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  • This place is situated 15kms from Sathyamangalam towards Gobichettipalayam. From the main road take a deviation and the place is situated 2 Km from the main road. Take a dip in the Bhavani river to es...  more »
  • I recently visited this dam with friends.It is located approx 10 km from gobichetipalayam.The dam is accessible by car.The magnificent view of the falls and coracle ride on the falls makes this place ...  more »
  • About 10 km from Gobichettipalayam, is the magnificent kodiveri dam, which is supplied by water from the Bhavanisagar dam. The area around the dam has been developed into a landscaped verdant region w...  more »
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