Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

About Nagarjuna Sagar Dam:

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the world’s largest masonry dam. It was built on the Krishna River at Nagarjuna Sagar in between Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh state.  NagarjunaSagar Dam is considered one of largest dams built in recent times in Asia. As the tallest masonry dam and the largest canal system network in India, the dam was completed in the year 1969 and has a majestic height of 124 meters. It is 1 km long, and has 26 crest gates.

Raja Vasireddy Ramagopala Krishna Maheswara Prasad, popularly known as late Muktyala Raja, was instrumental in the construction of the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam through active political lobbying and the donation of crores of rupees (fifty-two lakhs in those day’s money) and fifty-five thousand acres of land.

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This beautiful waterfall dam with my friends and I have experienced a wonderful day,experience the nature's beauty.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Vijayawada Airport

The nearest Airport Vijayawada Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Vijayawada Airport to Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is 100Kms

Railway Station: Guntur railway station

The nearest Railway station Guntur railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Guntur railway station to Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is 90kms

Bus Stand: Guravayapalem Bus Stop

The nearest Bus Stand is Guravayapalem Bus Stop. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Guravayapalem Bus Stop to Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is 95Kms

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