Engineering Tourism

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

Nagarjuna Sagar DamThe Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the World’s highest Masonary gravity dam having World’s largest discharging capacity of 20,000 Cu. Secs. (409 Feet maximum height) across the river Krishna situated at about 130 Kms. upto the Prakasam Barrage with a lake capacity of 31.05 million acre. The State Government is taking steps to develop Nagarjuna Sagar as a place of tourist attraction on the lines of Brindavan and Botanical gardens. This place has acquired special historic importance, by virtue of the association of Sri Nagarjuna, the great Acharya and learned scholar of the historic days, and the museum exhibiting the historic relics depicting the greatness of these days.