KOYNA DAM

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Location:Satara District Near Sangli, Maharashtra
Specialty: One Of The Largest Hydro-Electric Power Plants



Known as one of the largest Hydroelectric power plants in India, Koyna Dam supplies water to Sangli city. The dam region is surrounded by thick forests and has the highest rainfall in the region. One can visit during the dam site during the rainy season specially to see the waterfalls & the scenic beauty.

If one can get special permission, one can visit the Hydroelectric power plant over here and see how electricity is actually generated.

Tapola Lake as seen from Koyna valley, a bird's eye-view giving an overview of the backwaters spot of the Koyna Dam - a great picnic spot.

HOW TO GET THERE

Road: The Koyna Dam is about 4 hours drive from Sangli.

WHERE TO STAY

For accommodation there is a government guesthouse at Koyna.



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