Lake / Backwaters
#7 of 30 Places to Visit in Thrissur
Distance (From Thrissur): 22 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Peechi-Vazhani WLS
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: Can be visited along with Peechi-Vazhani WLS (1 Km)
At a distance of 22 Kms from Thrissur Railway Station, Peechi Dam is a picturesque dam built across Manali River near Peechi village.
The dam has a large catchment area of about 3200 acres. There is a nice botanical garden with cascading fountains near the dam which is an added attraction to the visitors. The dam was constructed to fulfill the drinking water needs of the population of Thrissur town. It also serves as an irrigation dam to villages around Thrissur.
Boating facility is available in the reservoir. The park is bounded with The Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary.