Standing at a height of 26 feet across the river Manali, Peechi Dam is a popular tourist attraction 23 km. away from the city of Thrissur in Kerala. Peechi Dam is an earthen-dam and spans a gross area of 3200 acres. The main motive for the construction of this dam was to generate hydroelectricity and supply the water for irrigation & domestic purposes to villagers. At present, it is a famous attraction and is visited by tourists on a large scale.
It Is Known For:-
1) Peechi Dam is famous for its alluring surroundings that catch the sight immediately. It is the right place where one can succumb to nature
2) The reservoir created by this dam is a navigable water body and tourist can enjoy boating and swimming
3) Close to the dam, Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary is located and it another major tourist attraction in the region
Best Time To Visit:-
A tourist can pay a flying visit to Peechi Dam throughout the year. This dam never fails to lure tourist due to its beautiful surroundings. Thus, it becomes a reason to pay a visit to this dam during a vacation in Kerala.
Peechi Dam is visited extensively by people. It is located 23 km. away from the city and to commute to and fro, one can hire the frequent service of the local buses and taxis that are available in Thrissur.
Nearest Railway Station- Thrissur Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Cochin International Airport
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