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Sathanur Reservoir, Thiruvannamalai

Categories: Dams, Nature & Parks
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2.9/5 based on 10+ reviews on the web
Sathanur Reservoir is formed by Sathanur dam, one of the major dams constructed across the Pennaiyar River. Sathanur Dam is constructed across the Thenpennai River in Thandarampet taluk among Chennakesava Hills. The dam can be reached by road 30km from Thiruvannamalai Town. It was constructed in 1958. There is also a large crocodile farm and a fish grotto. Parks are maintained inside the dam for tourists to visit and the gardens have been used by the film industry.Technical detailsThe reservoir has a capacity of 7321000000cuft with a full level of 119ft. An area of 7185ha of land is benefited by the left bank canal and 100ha of land is benefited by the right bank canal in Thandrampet and Thiruvannamalai blocks.
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  • I have visited this place after 15 years and dramatic changes. Well build parks and leisure spots. Water level in the reservoir is low as of now. You can visit after the monsoon rains, after November ...  read more »
  • this place has a very intricate connect interwoven with my childhood. nice dam, could be still maintained well. nevertheless awesome place to be!. beyond age, generation, epitome of human achievement,...  read more »
  • A public entertainment place for the people of Thiruvannamai in and around.. This is a neatly maintained reservoir surrounded by gardens and parks. A family can spend time in relaxed and lesuire here....  read more »