Mukkombu is a dam built on the Kaveri River. Mukkombu is a beautiful picnic spot located in the outskirts of Tiruchirappalli in a distance of 18 km from the city. Mukkombu has various tourist attractions such as amusement park, children’s garden, sports facilities, fishing facilities, etc. Thousands of people come here with their family members on weekends to celebrate their holidays. The place also has a well-manicured park. Mukkombu is about 685-meter long (2283 foot), and was built in the 19th century by Sir Arthur Cotton who drew inspiration from the 2nd century Kallanai dam (Grand Anicut) by the Cholas. The upper dam constructed across the river of Cauvery and Kolladam is an added attraction. Boating and fishing is conducted in the upper uncut. We can reach the other bank of Cauvery by crossing the dam. With its cool atmosphere and green surroundings Mukkombu serves as a perfect picnic destination.