The Contra Dam, commonly known as the Verzasca Dam and the Locarno Dam, is an arch dam on the Verzasca River in the Val Verzasca of Ticino, Switzerland. The dam shot to popularity after a James Bond stuntman jumped off it in the opening scene of the 1995 Bond film GoldenEye, starring Pierce Brosnan.
Soon after, to capitalize on the huge buzz the movie created about this place, the dam owners leased access to the dam to a commercial bungee jump operator. Since then, it has been once of the most popular bungee-jumping spots in the world.
But do you know that this place was also used to shot the climax scene of a popular Bollywood movies?
No clue? Its one of the highest grossing Indian movies?
Yes, you guessed its right!
The climax scene of the Indian Bollywood movie ‘Dhoom 3’, where the two brothers jump off the cliff, was shot at this dam.