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Friday, 14 March 2014

Peechi Dam photos

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Peechi is a small village located 22 km away from Trichur town in Kerala, India,
The area is famous for its irrigation and drinking water dam and wild life sanctuary.

Kerala Forest Research Institute(KFRI) is also situated near the dam. Peechi dam was constructed primarily to deliver the drinking water requirements of the people of Thrissur town.

Additionaly it also serves as an irrigation dam, supplying to the paddy fields in and around Thrissur. Although there are less visitors on most of the periods of the year, the monsoon season attracts the place with lot of tourists and is a prominent destination on the tourist map, mainly for the beautiful views offered by the open dam shutters of the filled Peechi reservoir.


How to get here

Regular private Buses from Thrissur and taxi is available. Nearest airport is Nedumbasery.


Views in The dam site

Closing and opening of reservoir shutter, wild tuskers and wildlife. Boating is allowed in the reservoir and on lucky days visitors can see wild tuskers on the forested banks of reservoir, part of which is a reserved forest.

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