India | Chandigarh

Perch Dam

Perch Dam is located about 10 km north-west of Chandigarh city center. The dam is 22 m high, 284 m long and 146 m wide. The reservoir of the dam covers an area of about 0.35 sq km.

Surrounded by Shivaliks, the dam and the surroundings are a happy hunting ground of nature loving public. The area also attracts a number of migratory birds. Guga Mari Temple is another interest nearby.

The dam can be reached via Naya Gaon village or through the Khuda Lahora and Khuda Jassu dividing road.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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