Vanivilas sagara dam is also called as marikanive in kannada. The dam was constructed by the legend Sir M Vishveshwarayya.
How to go?
Vanivilas sagar is about 160km from bangalore. So u can go by your bike or car. You need to go via NH4. The road journey quite good.
VV sagar is in hiriyur taluk. This is one of the oldest dams in karnataka. The dam was built by the Maharaja of Mysore in front of vedavati River.