Massanjore Dam, Dumka

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Massanjore dam is located at a distance of 31km from Dumka. Being located on Dumka-Siuri road, it is well connected by buses and other road transports. Siuri in West Bengal is 41 km from this spot. The dam is constructed on Mayurakshi river. As based on Canadian archictecture, it is also known as Canada Dam or Pearson Dam.

The reservoir sprawls over an area of 16,650 acres with 155 ft height and 2170ft length. 500,000 acre ft is the total storage capacity of the reservoir. Tilpara is a barrage near Siuri which is also an attractive tourist spot other than Massanjore dam. It has a length of 1,013 ft.

Tourists can hire private vehicles to reach Massanjore dam. Mountains and river add to the mesmerising surrounding. Swimming and rock climbing are some of the activities travellers can enjoy here. Mayurakshi Bhawan Bungalow and Inspection Bungalow are some of the places where travellers can halt comfortably.

 

 

 

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