Murrum Silli Dam


The Madam Silli Dam, also spelled Murrum Silli, is an embankment dam on the Sillari River, a tributary of the Mahanadi River. It is located in Dhamtari District of Chhattisgarh. Built between 1914 and 1923, it is the first dam in Asia to have Siphon Spillways. Madamsilli is about 95 km from Raipur. It is one of the most prominent architectural marvels in Chhattisgarh.

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    Madamsilli / Murumsilli Dam
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How to Reach :

By Air

Nearest airport is in Raipur which is almost 75 KM from Dhamtari. Pre-paid taxi facility is also available from Raipur airport to Dhamtari.

By Road

Distance of Madamsilli dam from Dhamtari is 27 KM ,It is well connected with road. To reach madamsilli dam ;Dhamtari to Kukrel (Nagri) route can also take.