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Poomala Dam, Thrissur

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Poomala Dam is an irrigation purpose dam and a tourist spot situated in Mulankunnathukavu Panchayath under Puzhakkal block in Thrissur, Kerala State of India.History and facilitiesIn 1939 a division weir was constructed in the Poomala Valley and in 1968 a Poomala reservoir was commissioned. The dam is managed by the Kerala Minor Irrigation Department and is constructed with mud and stone. Poomala Dam was officially designated as a tourist centre by the Home Minister of State, Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, on 21 March 2010. The dam is situated 94.50 meters above mean sea level. To its north lies another dam, Pathazhakundu, which presently is oriented only for irrigation. Other facilities in include boating in the reservoir, a walkway of 600 metres; a community hall that can accommodate 300 persons; a cafeteria and toilet.
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  • Poomala Dam is a small dam located north east side of Thirroor. Though it's called as a Dam it looks like a bit big pond. Nothing special to see there or experience. If you are near from that area it'...  more »
  • 40km from Thrissur, very nice for relaxation with family. nice and beautiful place for fishing and for walking around 
  • A drive through the Shornur highway and turning from Athani junction will take us to the Poomala Dam. We have to cover few villages and on reaching the dam site, a small hill station dam, the view is ...  more »