Sholayar Dams-Athirappilly - Athirapilly

Sholayar Dams-Athirappilly - Athirapilly

Sholayar Dam is a concrete dam built across the Chalakkudi River in Thrissur district, Kerala state of India. The dam consists of main Sholayar Dam, Sholayar Flanking and Sholayar Saddle Dam. It also contains Sholayar Hydro Electric Power Project of Kerala State Electricity Board who owns the dam. The dam has two reservoirs. One is called Upper Sholayar Dam which can be accessed by tourist and other is deep in the forests, called as the Lower Sholayar Dam. Sholayar is 65 km from Chalakudy town