Travelers are voting Grand Anicut as the best dam near Thanjavur. There are 2 dams near Tiruchirappalli a city just 30 km from Thanjavur and 2 dams near Neyveli which is 42 km distant. The most popular of these are Grand Anicut near Tiruchirappalli and Mukkombu (Upper Anicut) in Neyveli. You can find 25 dams in Tamil Nadu and 205 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 Thanjavur.