Travelers are voting Grand Anicut and Mukkombu (Upper Anicut) as the best dams near Chidambaram. There are 1 dam near Thanjavur a city just 56 km from Chidambaram and 1 dam near Thiruvannamalai which is 70 km distant. The most popular of these are Grand Anicut near Thanjavur and Sathanur Dam in Thiruvannamalai. You can find 25 dams in Tamil Nadu and 204 dams in the country of India. Our members favorite in Tamil Nadu is Sathanur Dam and Tehri Dam is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Chidambaram.