Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Peechi Dam, Thrissur

Peechi Dam:
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Peechi Dam is situated 22 km (14 mi) outside Thrissur city in Kerala, India. The dam was started as an irrigation project for the surrounding villages in Thrissur.  It serves as an irrigation dam, reaching out to the paddy fields in and around Thrissur city. Built across the Manali River, the dam is a vast catchment area of nearly 3,200 acres (1,300 ha) with extensive botanical gardens and cascading fountains offer numerous inviting avenues for tourists. One can see tuskers on the bank of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1958 covering 125 square kilometres (48 sq mi).

Route Map:

While coming back from Chimmony take a right at Pulikanny junction. If you are coming from palakkad side via NH 47 you can choose Pattikad- Peechi road. Take a left at Pattikad junction .

Note: Road condition is bad on Dec 2013, but can mange in slow speed

Route Map(Chimmony Dam -> Peechi Dam)

For More information please visit below sites:

http://peechi.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peechi-Vazhani_Wildlife_Sanctuary












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