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KARIKALAN CONSTRUCTED GRAND ANAICUT

the grand anaicut is constructed in such a way that the water is stored and can be sent out in... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
SrikanthR334
Grand anaicut really "grand"

Really super place. Your mind gets refreshment and new good values got birth in your mind.nice... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
premdharshan
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

the grand anaicut is constructed in such a way that the water is stored and can be sent out in three directions. it has a great storage capacity. with very meagre resources it is really surprising and astonishing how king karikalan could have constructed the...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Really super place. Your mind gets refreshment and new good values got birth in your mind.nice atmosphere.friendly surroundings.tasty foods.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A must see place for all proud Tamilians. The great Chola emperor Karikalan is the architect and his vision of utilising the Cauvery water for his citizens benefits is what is lacking sadly in today's rulers. A scenic place with lots of history and a...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

it is built in the second century by the king Karikala Cholan. it is 18 Kms away from Trichy. Most of the travellors to Trichy used to visit this picnic spot atleast once

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

this dam is one of the oldest irrigation systems in the world that is still in use.built 2000 years ago but dam still in use.some modifications done by Britishers in 18 th century.sir arthar cotton done some modifications to this dam..during my visit there is...More

Thank raja p
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Around 18 Kms from Trichy, Built in 2nd Century, Grand Anicut, on River Cauvery is one of massive dams in South India. Elders say this dam was Built by Chola King Karikalan, was one of the oldest water diversion work in the world to divert...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is location related with History, Geographically and one of the oldest Dam of Engineering Marvel which built around the 2nd century by Cholza King Karikalan. It makes you to read more about Tamil language, Tamil literature and Sangam period. you can take a fresh...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

A 1000 year old dam that must be a lesson for any architect or engineer. I have learnt a lot about the dam in history lessons. But experiencing it in real is something totally out of the world. I am really proud to have lived...More

Thank Franklin A
Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you are visiting the Trichy-Tanjore-Kumbakonam circuit do make some time to visit this dam. This is an absolute marvel of ancient Indian Engineering. A stone dam estimated to have been built in the 2nd century it's not just standing, it is infact fully functioning!!...More

Thank yatrasuru
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The visit will tell us the kind of visionary and go-getter, Carikala Chola was. It is a genuine engineering marvel which has withstood the weather for so many years and sustained Trichy and Sri Rangam for ages. The creation of Coleron (Kollidam) to manage the...More

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Ravichandran9101966
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I think Srirangam temple is older
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Ravichandran9101966
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Yes. He must have visited the temple for sure
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