Shivanasamudra is situated on banks of kaveri river, in Mandya District, Asia’s first hydro- electric power station is located here. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides two twin water falls namely, Gaganachukki and Barachukki. This is one of the segmented waterfalls. A group of ancient temples are located here. The power generated here was initially used in Kolar Gold Fields. This is a segmented waterfall. Segmented waterfalls occur where the water flow is broken into two or more channels before dropping over a cliff, resulting in multiple side by side waterfalls. It is a perennial waterfall. One can find best waterfall in monsoon seasons.