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Tungabhadra Gardens and Dam, Hospet
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Located on the Tungabhadra River, Tungabhadra Gardens and Dam remain a popular attraction where locals and tourists alike go to relax. The dam itself, built in 1953, serves as a major source of irrigation, electricity generation, and flood control. Walk to the top of the dam for fantastic views and photo ops, then explore the nearby garden. For more views, take the bus up the scenic mountain. Also, look for the musical fountain that blinks with colorful lights, as well as a mini zoo and aquarium, other worthy attractions in the area. A visit to Tungabhadra Gardens and Dam represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hospet holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The view of the Dam from the lighthouse is definitely a must and to see it during sunset or sunrise definitely would be worth it (we missed it unfortunately) but being near itself was breathaking! the...  more »
  • I visited this place in the background of sweet school day memories. Agreed - the entry to the Dam is more restricted due to perceived terrorist risk - we need to walk till the dam and nobody would mi...  more »
  • It was a nice evening at the dam. There is a little walk required, about 1.5 km to the dam from the vehicle drop point. The sun set view was wonderful. There is a small garden, a mini zoo and an aquar...  more »