Nagarjuna Sagar is one of the world’s largest and tallest Masonry dams built across the Krishna river. It is a 3 hour drive from Hyderabad, with Sri Venkateshwara Temple on the way. This makes it perfect not so rushed day trip from Hyderabad.
The project also boasts of the largest canal system network in India .The mighty dam was completed in the year 1969 and has a majestic height of 124 meters. It is 1 km long, and has 26 crest gates. The dam can store upto 11, 472 million cubic meters of water in the reservoir.