Dams, Waterfalls and Parks in Nanded
Nanded is a place of religious importance which explains why the city has very less spots of tourist importance. However the limited number of dams, waterfalls and parks found here are well maintained by the government, which makes it easier for the tourists to visit.
Dams in NandedNanded has few dams which takes care of all the water needs of the people. Vishnupuri dam which is built on the famous River Godavri takes care of the drinking water supply, the Isapur dam caters to the industrial or commercial purposes of the city.
Isapur DamThis earth fill dam is constructed over the Penganga River at the Hingoli in Yavatmal. The total height of this reservoir is 57 meters which makes it the biggest water reservoir in Maharashtra region.
Vishnupuri DamThis dam is amongst the biggest lift irrigation project in Asia, situated at the Asarjan village near Nanded. The dam has scenic green landscapes that attract both the pilgrims and the tourists alike. This tourist place in Nanded remains crowded during the festival of Maha Shivarathri along with the Shiva temple located nearby.
Waterfalls in NandedNanded is home to few beautiful waterfalls which makes up a great picnic spot.
Sahastra Kund waterfallsThis is a splendid perennial waterfall on the popular River Penganga. The rock patterns found on the south west region at the spot of waterfalls flaunts a ravishing look that makes this spot a delight of every photographer.
Kandhar FallsKandhar Falls are located at the distance of 7 to 8 km from Valmiki, amidst the Chandoli Zoo. The unique “U” shape feature of the falls garners maximum attention from the tourists.
Parks in NandedUnlike other cities in India, one cannot find many parks in Nanded. However, the Corporation in Nanded has taken new measures to renovate the old parks that are not used by public anymore. One such park which was recently renovated was the Govind Bag Park.
Govind Bag ParkThis is a popular park in Nanded which has great scenic beauty with lush green grass lawns and plants spread across the area. The park remains crowded during festival seasons to witness the light shows and sound shows held here each year.
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