Tourist Places in COIMBATORE (Tamil Nadu) –Lower Bhavani Dam

Lower Bhavani Dam

Lower Bhavani Dam: (70 kms.) This is one of the major irrigational projects of the state. The reservoir called Bhavani Sagar, created across the river Bhavani, covers a vast area, thedam traversing a length of 8 kms. In this reservoir also, a cruise by motor launch is a rewarding experience. The Shiva temple of Sangameshwara is situated at the confluence of the river Cauvery with Bhavani which is a popular place of worship. Situated amidst beautiful natural surroundings, it forms an excellent place for picnic. There is a rest house at the dam site for overnight stay.

Coimbatore is connected by air, rail and road with most of the cities in the country. The road system is excellent and buses operate to all the interior places at frequent intervals. Very good lodging facilities are available in the city to suit all kinds of visitors. Taxis, vans and autorickshaws are available for local transport.

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