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Mordhana Dam

Mordhana Dam is in Vellore, one of the oldest cities of South India. The dam is about 8 kilometers from Gudiyatham, which is a town located in Vellore district. The town is about 31 kilometers from Vellore city.

Vellore is a fort city lying on the banks of Palar River. Vellore is located between Bangalore and Chennai, the famous metropolitan cities of India and between Tirupati and Thiruvannamalai, the temple cities of India.

The enormous Mordhana Dam stands proud and powerful over the river. The dam is built between two hills that are covered with lush greenery. It is considered as an engineering marvel.


Mordhana Dam is 33 meters high and 220 meters long. The dam was completed at a quicker pace, about 10 months ahead of its schedule completion year of 2000.

Nearby Attractions

Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, Vellore Fort, Kanipakam and Sri Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy temple are some of the nearby places to see while visiting Mordhana Dam.

Best Time to Visit

October to March is the ideal time to visit Mordhana Dam.

How to Reach

Mordhana Dam is about 47 kilometers from Vellore.

By Rail

Katpadi railway junction is 5 kilometers from Vellore city.

By Air

Anna International Airport, also called Chennai international airport, is about 150 kilometers from Vellore city.

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