16 October 2019

Tungabhadra Dam

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Tungabhadra Dam is built across the river Tungabhadra. It is one of the biggest multi purpose dams in Karnataka. It is spread over an area of 400 sq.kms. It has 33 gates from which water gushes out forming it into a breath-taking site. The water canals of this Dam genarate 27 mega watts of electricity and also irrigates thousands of acres of lands. This dam also forms a great place of recreation for tourists with its beautiful gardens, children play parks, aquarium and musical fountain.The Tungabhadra is a river of southern India. It is the chief tributary of the Krishna River. It formed by the confluence of two rivers, the Tunga and the Bhadra, which rise in the eastern slope of the Western Ghats, in the state of Karnataka. The Tungabhadra flows east across the Deccan Plateau, joining the Krishna in Andhra Pradesh state, from where the Krishna continues east to empty into the Bay of Bengal.

The wedge of land that lies north of the Tungabhadra, between the Tungabhadra and the Krishna, is known as the Raichur Doab.Vast stretch of Beautiful Garden enhances the unforgettable view of the Dam. Every Visitor takes home happy memories, How impact-making nature could be!! Pleasure trips in Motor Launches for the Tourists are also available.

How to Reach
Air - The nearest Airport to reach Tunga Bhadra Dam is Bangalore, 340 KM away Rail - Hospet is the nearest rail head (6 kms). Hospet is linked by rail to Bangalore, Bijapur,Hubli and Guntakal.
Road - Tunga Bhadra Dam is 340 kms from Bangalore. KSRTC Buses ply regularly from Hospet.
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