Parichha Dam

Lake / Backwaters

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Distance (From Jhansi): 27 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Place Location: Near Parichha Town

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 27 km from Jhansi Junction, Parichha Dam is a manmade reservoir situated near Parichha town on Jhansi-Kanpur National Highway in Uttar Pradesh. Built on Betwa River, Parichha Dam & Reservoir is one of the top places to experience Jhansi Tourism.

Parichha Dam was constructed during the time of the British between 1881 to 1886 CE. The total length of the dam is 1174.6 m and height is 16.77 m. The reservoir of the dam stretches from Parichha to Notghat Bridge which is about 34 km from Jhansi. Parichha Dam is the main source of water for drinking and agricultural purposes for Jhansi. The dam also has a Thermal power station which generates 1149 MW power.

This place is ideal for water sports especially boating and fishing activities. It also offers great scenic view of the surroundings.