Malampuzha Dam

Malampuzha Dam

  • Palakkad
  • Kerala
  • India
  • Length 2,069 metres
  • Established 1955
  • Area 147.63 Sq. km.
  • Nearest Railway Station Palakkad (7 km)
  • Nearest Airport Coimbatore (55 km)

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Malampuzha Dam, Palakkad Overview

Malampuzha is an enchanting township that is surrounded by the majestic Western Ghats. Due to its location, it is seen as a popular holiday destination for many. Tourists from nearby regions and states swarm to Malampuzha for spending a vacation. Apart from the natural beauty it boasts, this town is also known for the Malampuzha Dam. It is a major attraction in Malampuzha and never fails to lure tourists. Malampuzha Dam was built with the purpose of providing the water for drinking as well as irrigation.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) This dam is a combination of earthen and masonry dam. It has a monstrous height of 355 feet
2) Malampuzha Dam stands on the tributary of Bharathapuzzha River, the second longest river in Kerala. The total length of this dam is 2,069 meters
3) Visitors can relish the activities like boating and swim in the reservoir that is formed by this dam
4) There are different other attractions that are located nearby Malampuzha dam

 

Best Time To Visit:-
One can pay a visit to Malampuzha Dam throughout the year. Though, it is advisable to avoid visiting during summers. Touring the dam during summers can cause inconvenience to children and the aged.

 

Reaching There:-
A wide network of railways and roadways has made it convenient for the tourists to visit the dam. Frequent bus services are available that ply to the route of Malampuzha Dam.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Palakkad Junction
Nearest Airport- Coimbatore Airport

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