Vani Vilasa Sagara or Mari Kanive
Vani Vilasa Sagara, Chitradurga, Hiriyur Taluk, Mari Kanive, Kanive Maramma, River Vedavathi, Mysore Wodeyars
Vani Vilasa Sagara, Chitradurga, Hiriyur Taluk, Mari Kanive, Kanive Maramma, River Vedavathi, Mysore Wodeyars
Choose destination in Karnataka



Explore District


Home
Karnataka Heritage
Divine Karnataka
Beaches in Karnataka
Adventure & Hill Station
Nature & Wildlife
Waterfalls in Karnataka
Districts of Karnataka
Homestays
FLIGHT BOOKING
HOTEL BOOKING
Follow us
Share/Save/Bookmark

Vani Vilasa Sagara or Mari Kanive


Vani Vilasa Sagara is a dam located at a distance of 40 Km from Chitradurga in Hiriyur Taluk of Chitradurga district. Vani Vilasa Sagara is also called as Mari Kanive.
A Temple is situated at the bottom of the Vani Vilasa Sagara dam with a Beautiful Park. This Temple is dedicated to Kanive Maramma. Hence, Vani Vilasa Sagara is also called as Maari Kanive.

Vani Vilasa Sagara is an artificial lake built across River Vedavathi by Mysore Wodeyars. Vani Vilasa Sagara is recognized as Architectural Masterpiece.

The Vani Vilasa Sagara dam is definitely a beautiful example of architecture, an engineering wonder for that time, plus supplies water to a lot of surrounding cities, towns as well as villages, which are mostly dry lands of the Deccan area of the Central Karnataka.

The Vani Vilasa Sagara dam continues to be a tourist attraction for several years, although have been in fact neglected like a major tourist destination. In recent times, however, the enhancement work undertaken by forest department to reinstate the neighboring forest cover, as well as the 'Panchavati' gardens - a garden of medicinal plants using the ancient Indian cultural theme has increased the visitor numbers, which makes it a preferred weekend getaway location. The 'Panchavati' garden has medicinal plants lined up representing cultural themes - the 'Rashis', 'Sapta Swaras', 'Nava Grahas' and several more.

Best time to visit Vani Vilasa Sagara (Mari Kanive): October to January

Every year during the month of November Kanive Maramma annual fair is celebrated with a great devotion. The huge numbers of devotees are gathered at Vani Vilasa Sagara to witness the annual fair.

How to get there:

Road: Vani Vilasa Sagara (Mari Kanive) is well connected by road network. Vani Vilasa Sagara (Mari Kanive) is about 160 km from Bangalore on the NH-4 highway and 40 km from Chitradurga.




Enquiry Form

Please send us your enquiry and we will respond within 24 to 48 hours.

Name
E-mail address
Contact Number
Message
I would like to recieve Promotional Offer Emails and Newsletters.
DISCLAIMER: The content provided in this article is not warranted or guaranteed by karnatakaholidays.com. The content provided is intended for entertainment and/or educational purposes in order to introduce to the reader about Karnataka. All the contents of this web-site are only for general information to read. We are not liable for any negative consequences that may result from implementing any information covered in our articles. Click here to read our disclaimer.
Vani Vilasa Sagara or Mari Kanive - © 2017 - Karnataka Holidays, All Rights Reserved.