Yagachi Dam is one of the popular tourist attractions lying at a distance of about 10 km from the centre of Belur. The reservoir is built across River Yagachi, a tributary of River Kaveri.
Yagachi Dam was constructed in 2004 with the view to harness water resource for meeting irrigation and drinking water requirements of Belur, Hassan and Chikmagalur districts.
The wide reservoir stands at an altitude of 965 feet above sea level. Situated close to Belur town at a distance of 10 km, the dam can be easily reached by public transportation.