Gajanur Dam

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Gajanur Dam is constructed on the River Tunga and is on the bus route from Shimoga to Sakrebylu. Tunga river project dam is situated in Gajanur.The S-shaped Gajanur Dam is also an engineering marvel, with the distinction of being a unique dam where there are no huge crest gates. It appears more like an earthen dam. Just 10 km south-west of Shimoga, Gajanur village is on the way to Thirthahalli road that takes you to the Tunga Anicut built across River Tunga. The scenic surroundings replete with lush green paddy fields and areca nut plantations are a remarkable sight to behold. Monsoon is the best season to visit .Walking on the dam is not permitted. This dam is quite big and looks very beautiful. Gajanur Dam Located 12 kilo meters from Shimoga, popularly known as ‘The gateway of Malnad’, is a small village- Gajanur. . Operating Hours:every day: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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