Krishna Raja Sagar popularly known as KRS is a dam built for the cauvery river which is around 18 kms from Mysore city is a place every tourist will visit who is traveling to Mysore. A beautiful garden has been built with fountains. At night, the place is a delight to watch. There is a musical fountain which works between 7 to 8 PM. The dam gives water to tens of thousands of hectares of agricultural land. The marvel was built 1924. The dam supplies drinking water to Mysore city. Sir. Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya was the chief engineer during the construction of this dam.