Aliyar Dam - A nice place for Tourists near Anaimalai Hills in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu

This resource provides you the details about the greatest tourist spot called Aliyar Dam which was built as a main part of the Aliyar Parambikulam Project. It has many places to see around it. Get to know the location and places to visit around here.

About Aliyar Dam, Tamilnadu

The Name Aliyar in Tamil can be spelt as (Azhi=Sea&Aaru=River) and has a meaning like 'River of Sea'. This Dam was constructed during 1959-1969 across the River aliyar for the purpose of Irrigation. This dam was made to generate Hydro Electric Power after the project in September 2002. Aliyar Lake which is found in the footer of the Aliyar Dam is receiving water from the upper Aliyar Reservoir. Aliyar Dam is built as a main part for the project known to be Parambikulam Aliyar Project. The Dam has a span of about 2 Kilometers. This is one of the famous tourist places in Tamilnadu.

The highest flow of water can be seen during the months of July and August in the Dam. The area around which the water spreads is about 48 hectares. There are many things to look at it in the Dam Aliyar and the Places surrounding it.

Location of Aliyar Dam, Tamilnadu

Aliyar DamThis majestic Dam is located exactly in the base of the Valparai and near the Anaimalai Hills spreading near the Western Ghats. This Dam is at a distance of about 65 Kilometres from the Coimbatore District.

This magnificent Dam is located at a mind-blowing Locality which is very pleasant for our mind to Relax. The maximum depth of the Dam is about 135 feet.

Specialities in Aliyar dam, Tamilnadu

Aliyar Dam Bridge
• This place is very pleasant to watch and Enjoy. When we see the flow of water in the dam, our worries will get dissolved in them. Such a massive flow and it gives us immense pleasure to watch the flow of water from one side to another with great force in the Bridge.
• This place is very suitable for the Shooting of Films and its such an amazing Place. It has a very good climate in the early morning till evening.
• It makes us to have a nice view of the Anaimalai hills located nearby. It gives us a great pleasure while walking along the Dam.
• As a nice place to rejoice there is a very well maintained Children's Park which is maintained by Tamil Nadu Fisheries Corporation.
Park in Aliyar Dam• There is a overhanging Bridge near the park and it gives us a very good adventurous experience.
• In the park there are many play things for the children and the people can relax in the Grass lawns under the shade of Majestic Trees.
• There are real beautiful fishes in the ponds & pools maintained inside the park.
Monkey Falls is located very near to the Aliyar Dam which at a distance of just 2 Kilometres from that place on the way towards anther famous tourist destination Valparai.
• When we move around another 4 kms along that route there is a Viewpoint for watching Birds and it is a great sight.
• There are also many Trekking facilities around the hills of Aliyar for those who love adventure.
• The visitors mainly come here to take photographs and it is a very great experience for the tourists.
• There are well maintained play zone and aquarium in the park.

How to reach Aliyar Dam, Tamilnadu

This place can be reached from Coimbatore district as well as from Palakkad(Kerala).
From Coimbatore: There are many frequent buses from the Ukkadam Bus Stand in Coimbatore and we should get the buses which move towards Pollachi and you can also get a bus which move towards Palani via Pollachi. And from there are many local buses from the Pollachi town to Aliyar Dam. Else you can get a bus which move towards the Valparai and get down in the middle near the Aliyar.

From Palakkad: We can also get the Pollachi Town from the Palakkad via Chittur and another route is to move from Chalakkudy and Athirappalli to Pollachi. The Pollachi is the main landmark to reach the Aliyar Dam.

Enjoy even more in the Aliyar Dam and have peace to both the soul and body!!!

Some tourism related articles
Kodiveri Falls
Covelong Beach
Beaches in Kanyakumari
Thirumoorthi Falls
Vaidehi Falls

Related Articles

UNESCO's World heritage sites in Tamilnadu

This article "UNESCO's World heritage sites in Tamilnadu" gives you complete information about the four world heritage sites in Tamilnadu. In this article you get to know about the Airavateswara Temple near Kumbakonam, Brihadeeswarar Temple at Thanjavur, Monuments at Mahabalipuram near Chennai and Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple at Jayakondam.

Best Top Ten Tourist place destinations in Tamil Nadu

I have given the best and top 10 tourist places in Tamil Nadu. These places are sought by the people very much. I have listed Kodaikanal, Ooty and Yellagiri hill stations and Marina beech. The other places are like Kanyakumrai sunset and Madurai meenachi temple. Trichy Rock fort , Kutralam waterfalls, Vandalore zoological park.

Tourist and Sightseeing places of interest in and around Chennai, Tamilnadu

This article "Tourist and Sightseeing places of interest in and around Chennai" will be useful for people who want to spend their vacation. In this article you get to know the maximum sightseeing places present in and around Chennai city. The article gives you the list of holy places, monuments, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, parks, amusement parks, beaches, and gateways of Chennai. Read the article to know more about the sightseeing attraction in Chennai.

More articles: tamilnadu tourist places


No responses found. Be the first to comment...

  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name: