Kodiveri Dam, Coimbatore
Categories: Dams, Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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.Plan to visit Kodiveri Dam and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Coimbatore attractions using our Coimbatore vacation planner.
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This is located in 60 kms away from coimbatore... this place is suitable for one day trip with family... you will get fresh fish fry prepared by village people at reasonable price with variety rice...... read more »
It was one of the good falls in the south india, tamilnadu. Very nice and enjoyable place especially with family and its located in the clean and complete village area. so the privacy is more as with ... read more »
the place is an amazing entertainer but the authority should have take some actions to clean the bathing area and also the premises. then it will be marvelous place to enjoy.
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