THIS dam in South Goa should be on your post-pandemic travel itinerary!

If you are looking to treat your eyes and soul with beautiful scenery, we suggest that you bookmark this article.

Located approximately 61 km from the capital city of Goa, is one of the unexplored territories of the sunshine state- Salaulim Dam. This hidden charm of South Goa is a marvellous example of modern engineering, which simultaneously exudes an aesthetically pleasing natural aura. So if you are looking to treat your eyes and soul with beautiful scenery, we suggest that you bookmark this article for your post-pandemic travel plans.


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An integral part of Goa's irrigation and drinking water supply system, the Salaulim Dam is built on the Zuari River. The construction of the reservoir was complete at the advent of the 21st-century and located nearby, is a botanical garden which is replete with colourful hedges and lush green lawns.

Owing to its picturesque scenery and offbeat architecture, this dam has become a tourist destination. Further, watching the water spiral down a semi-circular outlet into a deep chasm, has a hypnotic charm of its own. If you are in this locale, then you can extend your travel and visit the Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary located nearby.

Knock Knock

If you enjoy reading a book under the sun or the idea of a potluck picnic with your family, then this location will suit your interests perfectly. Let the calmness in you flow with the gentle movement of the water here, as you take in the breathtaking view of this place. Also, don't forget to carry your raincoats to help you shelter from any unprecedented rainfall!

Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM

Location: Sanguem, South Goa

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