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Rudramata dam reservoir
Rudramata Dam Reservoir

A Preface to Rudramata Dam:

First of all, when you think about reservoir what comes in your mind? You think of stored water in form of lake or pond created artificially or naturally. One such reservoir is in Bhuj. Also known as Rudrani dam, the biggest dam or reservoir which provides water to different parts of Bhuj city. Rudramata reservoir is the biggest artificial reservoir in Bhuj.

Rudramata dam reservoir site
Rudramata dam reservoir site

How to reach Rudramata?

There is no public transport that directly leads you there but you can use public buses to reach nearest. From there walking 500 meter leads to location but the best way to reach there is personal vehicle if you don’t have any you can book one.

A bridge on Rudramata dam reservoir
A bridge on reservoir

Rudramata is around 17 km from Bhuj city.

What is the best time for Rudramata?

This place is not a great tourist attraction as a result, you won’t find many people visiting this place. Yet the best time would be to visit will be on holidays or weekends. Mostly in evenings or mornings. Weather is great during those timings.

Some other places in Bhuj are: Kutch MuseumChhatediHamisar LakeTapkeshwariHira Laxmi Park

Other places in Kutch: MandviNarayan SarovarWhite Rann.

Rudramata dam reservoir
Reservoir Site

Food and water availability:

If you are planning to spend some time here, you may consider packing some food and water. You can still get water from temple beside but for food you have limited or no option. Tour won’t take much time considering the size of the reservoir.

Here you can also find a temple which provides food to visitors on specific timings.

Temple near the site
Temple near the site

Being careful of:

In monsoon season the reservoir site gets overflowed.

No security or lifeguard so, be careful while your visit.

Have a great time visiting!! 🙂

Rudramata Dam Reservoir: Biggest Reservoir in Bhuj
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