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Hogenakkal Falls is a waterfall located on the Kaveri river in the southern state of Karnataka. It is situated where the Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka and the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu meet. It is referred to as the “Niagara Falls of India” and provides boat rentals as well as bathing facilities.
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It’s about 10 kilometres from the town of Krishnagiri and 80 kilometres from Hogenakkal. It was constructed in 1957 across the Thenpennai River. On either side of the dam, expansive parks have been constructed.
This river, which has its source in Coorg, creates a stunning collection of waterfalls at Hogenakkal. The river enters a shallow rock valley, where water is constantly pouring in from all directions, and continues on in its narrowest form until it reaches the end of the valley. A trip down the river in a coracle provides a stunning vantage point of the rapids and the valley below. Tamil Nadu’s territory expands here as Karnataka’s Kaveri River flows into it.
It is a small hill on the road to Bengaluru, about 45 kilometres from Hogenakkal. The peak could be reached after a quick 45-minute hike.
It is a historic temple from the seventh century that is situated at the foot of a large hill range. The temple has inscriptions that mention contributions from Chola and Pandya kings, as well as a clear mention of King Raja Raja Chola’s frequent visits. Visitors must hike 45 minutes through thick jungle and climb a set of narrow stairs to reach the temple. This place is dedicated to Lord Ram. It is 100 kilometres away from Hogenakkal.
This dam, which was constructed across the Kaveri River, is about 65 kilometres from Hogenakkal. Construction began in 1934 and was completed in 1943. Numerous tourists are drawn to the lush hills and forests that surround the backwaters. A park is built at the base of the dam.
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