Saturday, May 13, 2006

Thippagondanahalli (T.G. Halli) dam

Thippagondanahalli Reservoir also known as chamarajsagar is located at the confluence of the rivers Arakavathi and Kumudavathi. This is a great place for picnic and bird watching.

TG Halli Lush greenery

Lush greenery around the dam attracts everyone specially on sunny days. Lots Trees, flowers and calm environment soothes our senses and is an ideal getaway for weekends. This kind of picnics is a must in everyone’s life to get a break from our busy city life.

General public is not allowed to enter the dam or guesthouse without prior permission.

Location : 35 Kms from Bangalore towards Magadi.
Best time to visit: September to Febrauary.

Dam was inaugurated in 1933. Sir M Vishveshwaraiah supervised the construction work.

We enjoyed playing in the water, and could also spot a snake chasing a water bird. Large fishes can also be found here.

It was a memorable outing for all of us.

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