Built across the Tunga River, Tunga Anicut Dam is located around 12 km from Shimoga. The dam falls inside the premises of Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary. Surrounded by lush greenery, the dam is a popular tourist attraction. The islands in the catchment area add to the dam’s beauty.
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The dam is an S-shaped structure and is similar to an earthen dam. The best time to visit the dam is during the monsoon when the water level is high. The panoramic view of the Bababudain Giri and the scenic beauty of the place make it a popular spot for picnic and sightseeing.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT JOG FALLS
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Jog Falls is as given below. The best time to visit Jog Falls is also specified.