It is 3 miles away from Hospet. This was built across the river Tungabhadra. It is about 2 miles long and 160 ft high. The two hill rocks flaking the dam are called Kailasa and Vaikunta. Vaikunta it is 200 ft high. There is Anjaaneya temple just below the cliff top. The garden at the foot of the dam is small but pleasing. On the side of Kailasa there is a Japanese Style Garden.