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Hirakud Dam, Sambalpur
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 sp...  more »
  • The dam is so huge that only panorama pics can do justice to it. The lake looks like an unending sea. It is quite a beautiful sight :) 
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  • The Great Place of India World's 2nd longest Dam "Hirakud Dam" The Dam build in the upper side of River "Mahanadi" Best place to travel No Entry fee Osm views Enjoying a lot.
  • Wo wo wo,here is the longest earth dam on this earth.Earth dam means dam made from soil,earth=soil.You know this strong dam is made from soil and it's still longer than all the concrete dams of the nation and only shorter to a single countable dam in the Asian continent.It is also classified among the seven wonders of India.
  • Being said 'one of the greatest dam in world' is enough. The view is really mesmerizing.
  • Its sòoooo mesmerise... once in a life time a must visit place. The 2nd longest dam in the world 😊
  • Nice place, easily accessible, no entry fee to see the dam. More enjoyable in rainy season when gates are open.