ABOUT KRISHNAGIRI


KRISHNAGIRI RESERVOIR PROJECT (KRP) DAM : KRP dam is situated at a distance of 7 Kms from Krishnagiri. It is in between Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. Thousands of acres of land around Krishnagiri is irrigated with the help of this dam. This is a famous tourist spot too. This dam is flooded with tourists during the week ends.



THALLI - LITTLE ENGLAND : This place is about 25 Kms from Hosur. It is at the border of Tamil Nadu adjoining Karnataka. It is situated in the land of valleys and cliffs. The climate is very cool and pleasant. It experiences cold and cloudy weather resembling England. Hence it is popular with the name 'Little England' since British Regime. The area is covered by a number of hills. The climate is chill round the year. It is called Little England. The taluk headquarters is Denkanikottai. The fort at Denkanikottai is built by Palayakarar in 1530 AD. The fort is destroyed during war with Hyder Ali and Tippu Sultan. There is a temple for Venugopala Swami. Car festival is held during the month of May every year. Thousands of devotees visit during this festival.

KELEVARAPALLI RESERVOIR PROJECT(KPRP) Construction of this project was completed in 1995 AD. It is situated at a distance of 10Kms from Hosur. It is only 8 Kms away from Karnataka state. This has become a picnic spot for citizens of Hosur area. Tourists from adjoining state often visit this place on holidays.


RAJAJI MEMORIAL-THORAPALLI In memory of the great leader Rajaji, the Tamil Nadu Government has converted the house in Thorapalli where Rajaji was born, as a memorial. It is located 10 Km from Hosur near Onnalvadi. Some of his belongings and a photo gallery depicting his various walks of life are displayed here.