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Vani Vilas Sagar Dam

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Hiriyur, Chitradurga, India
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Refreshing lake near Chitradurga

Vani Vilas Sagar Dam built during reign of Maharaja Wodeyar of Mysore. Located short distance off... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bengaluru, India

If you wanted to see a dam but never were allowed near one them then you may want to come here and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Vani Vilas Sagar Dam built during reign of Maharaja Wodeyar of Mysore. Located short distance off the National Highway from Hiriyur in Chitradurga District. Good place to visit during summer in Chitradurga

1  Thank mihirsinai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you wanted to see a dam but never were allowed near one them then you may want to come here and spend some time lazing around. You can walk along the stretch of the dam with no restrictions but of course climbing on the...More

Thank Prankyprakash
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you are travelling to chitradurga, you must visit this place before that. Its just 20KM from Hiriyur. Road till this place is very good. Need to take deviation from NH-48 at Hiriyur. Its is the Oldest dam in Karnataka constructed about 100 years back....More

Thank Yadhu G
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with friends and family too... it's better to go early in the morning or evening before 5, because no visitors allowed after 6pm.

Thank Sanjeet K
Reviewed 2 March 2017

For a complete relaxation of body and mind, to withdraw from daily affairs and recharge body, this would be an ideal place to visit. With family and children is also OK as long as we reach early as the visitor has to leave the place...More

Thank kartrip2016
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Vani Vilas Sagar is far away from the maddening crowd. Which is a relief. The dam built more than a century ago by britishers still contribute to the local community. It is a beautiful place. Not well maintained but better than expected. A Devi Temple...More

1  Thank sgthampi
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A beautiful dam and we can observe the Eco in this dam if we call something it will repeat for the seven times

Thank Amith A
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Must visit if you are travelling around Chitradurga. Deviation near Hiriyur, about an hour away from Chitradurga. Good roads throughout. Dont trust google maps for directions and instead rely on locals. Google takes you to a different place. One can walk on the dam, with...More

Thank Vinod B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This dam is over 100+ years and is from the time of British era. This is around 15 kms away from Hiriyur town. The drive is good and you will pass through cultivable land. The dam area is infested by monkeys. Avoid going there in...More

Thank guruprasadhn
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This place was on bucket list since I visited chitradurga fort some four years ago. Whoever visiting chitradurga should keep some time for this dam made some 100+ years ago by Mysore Maharaja. Water is very clean, windmills all around, one can easily spend an...More

1  Thank HaimantiPaul
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hello, i am planning with my management for camping there , drive to this place in the morning and return in the evening. is there any places to camp? restaurant for food?? can someone help me on this... am unable to get more info anywhere else !!
16 February 2015|
Response from Krishnan U | Reviewed this property |
The area near the dam is a village. There were no restaurants seen around. Not sure about the camping site too.