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Address: Sambalpur, India

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HIrakud,Largest earthen dam and pride of sambalpur not only beautiful but also the lifeline of western odisha.Flanked with hills & hillock, Green forest this place will... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

HIrakud,Largest earthen dam and pride of sambalpur not only beautiful but also the lifeline of western odisha.Flanked with hills & hillock, Green forest this place will mesmerise you,Be prepared to buy fish if you are a fish lover. Evening is the best time of visit.Take your snacks and walk some distance to get maximum pleasure.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the largest earthen dam constructed in 50s. There are two watch towers on each side of the dam to have a proper view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hirakud Dam is such a scenic beauty that you will love to be in here throughout the day. The breeze at this place is simply very very pleasing and relaxing. Loved the visit here!

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Pune-India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the unique view dam which you looking form the 60 feet high tower with revolving platform. The view is awesome! You enjoy blue-shaded water with huge sky! This dam have 4.2 km long wall! That was Unforgettable moment in my life!

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The more one ponders upon the strength with which Hirakud Dam holds its position the more intrigued one gets. It is the embodiment of serenity and strength and a great way to realize the potential of mankind despite our limitations against nature. There are two observation towers on the main dam on each side. One is called the "Gandhi Minar"... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I personally liked the area of the damn. Entry fee is negligible. You have access to viewing revolving gallery from which you can look at the damn and areas around. They have beautiful garden at the base. It is a very well maintained and clean place.

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Visakhapatnam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

It is the major attraction of Sambalpur . There is a good view of the dam from the tower which can't be missed by any one there is a canteen also I even enjoyed food at top of tower. No one is allowed to go on to the dam except with police permission . Old people find it difficult to... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Hirakud Dam is the longest Dam in Asia ,is about 4 km in length . It is one the famous tourist places in Odisha .The best time to visit Hirakud dam is August -October because the enitre area is filled by water is enhance the beauty of the surroundings of Hirakud Dam . This is the perfect place for outing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hirakud dam is situaded in sambalpur town. This dam is the largest dam in india. The length of the dam is 4800 meter. In which 3600 meter is made by earth and remaining 1200 meter is concreate. The depth of the dam is 61 meter. The main purpose of the dam is for power generation,iregation and water storage. This dam... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Hirakud Dam built across the Mahanadi River, about 15km from sambalpur. It is the longest major earthen dam in Asia, measuring 25.8 km including dykes and stands across the Mahanadi river. Awesome place to visit...

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