Five Indian Dams With Beautiful Gardens Around the Reservoir

Some of the Indian dams are surrounded by beautiful nature, gardens and amusement parks around the reservoir along with water sports facilities like boating and Kayaking on the lake and ropeway. These Gardens are built very beautifully and like the Mughals style of architecture gardens across the Indian such as gardens at Taj Mahal, Shalimar Bagh Kashmir and Pinjore Gardens in Haryana.

Brindavan Gardens -Krishna Raja Sagara Dam


Krishna Raja Sagara or simply KRS is the name of dam as well as name of lake it creates,built across the river Cauvery in in Mandya District near Mysore, Karnataka. There is an ornamental garden attached to the Krishnarajasagara reservoir and visited by millions of tourists per year and one of the major attractions near the city of Mysore. Brindavan Gardens ranked as one of the twelve most famous and beautiful garden in India. Image Source: Wiki

Malampuzha Dam Gardens


Malampuzha Dam of Palakkad is the combination of a masonry and earthen dam build across the Malampuzha River and it is the largest reservoir in Kerala. Around the reservoir of the dam an amusement park, a beautiful garden along with rope way are the major tourist attraction. Malampuzha garden is one of best picnic spot situated at the foot hills of the Western Ghats. Image Source: Wiki

Sardar Sarovar Dam Garden


Sardar Sarovar Dam is the largest dam and part of the Narmada Valley Project and one of the biggest dam in India, located in Gujarat. Sardar Sarovar Dam has one of the most beautiful and scenic garden around the reservoir known as Sardar Sarovar Garden. The Statue of Unity monument of Vallabhbhai Patel is also planning to built near by the Sardar Sarovar Dam and will be the tallest statue in the world.

Dnyaneshwar Udyan -Jayakwadi Dam

Jayakwadi Dam is one of the largest irrigation projects in Aurangabad of Maharashtra,build over the Godavari river at the site of Jayakwadi village. Jayakwadi reservoir surrounding area has a garden known as Dnyaneshwar Udyan, one of the largest gardens in Maharashtra and a bird sanctuary called Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary

Aji Dam Garden

Aji Dam Garden in Rajkot is one of the major Tourist Attraction of the city situated beside the Aji Dam. The downstream side of the dam and surrounding area is developed as a beautiful step garden with amusement park. Ajwa Dam and Almatti dam are also planning to built a garden around the reservoir.