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Halebidu

80 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Halebidu

Best Time: October to February

A small town in the Hassan district of Karnataka, listed as a World Heritage Center, Halebidu is a gem of Indian architecture.This city with a glorious past is known for its temples, shrines and sculptures. Once the glorified royal capital of the Hoysala kingdom, this city is now in ruins and yet a major tourist attraction. The ruined Hoysaleswara Temple, the glorious idol of Nandi Vahana, the open air museum, the dancing girl statues and the 18 feet T...

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Kemmanagundi

95 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Kemmanagundi

Best Time: September-February

Sophisticated beauty with elegance in its every wake and well maintained natural surroundings makes Kemmanagundi the hill station of your dreams. Lying in Tarikere Taluk of Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, this beautiful hill station was once the summer palace of the Maharaja of Mysore Sri Krishnarajendra Giridhama, hence also giving the hill station its name of Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station in honor of his highness. The hill station is surround...

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Hassan

95 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Hassan

Best Time: November-February

Hassan is located187kms from Bangalore lying in the Malnad and Maidan region of Karnataka. The city gets its name from its managing Goddess Hassanamba which in the Kannada language signify 'Grinning mother'. Attributable to its old temples and landmarks, this city is regularly called the temple - design capital of Karnataka. Found by the chieftain Channa Krishnappa Naik in the eleventh century, Hassan city is the base camp of the Hassan region in Karnat...

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Chikmagalur

99 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Chikmagalur

Best Time: Throughout the year

Chikmagalur (literally means The Land of Younger Daughter) is one of the most popular hill stations in Karnataka. It is known for its vast coffee plantations and in fact is the first place in India to cultivate coffee. Chikmagalur is a popular weekend getaway from Bangalore as it is just 240km ( can be covered in about 3-4 hours ) away. It is in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range. Sightseeing includes Bhadra Wildlife sanctuary which is a tiger reserve...

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Sravanabelagola

108 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Sravanabelagola

Best Time: October to April

Sravanabelagola is famous for its Jain temple. Shravanabelagola is a holy place for Jains. Their Guru is residing here in a Mutt. There is a Sanskrit Patashala to study Sanskrit and Shastras.

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Shimoga (Shivamogga)

133 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Shimoga (Shivamogga)

Best Time: July-January

Shimoga, situated in the territory of Karnataka is a genuine pearl of nature and picturesque landscape. Shimoga is a nature's blessing, spread with cascades, charming characteristic view of slopes, thick timberlands, verdure and fauna, strongholds, influencing palms and bottomless paddy fields make for beautiful districts. With five noteworthy waterways moving through the region, the Shimoga locale is exceptionally fruitful and is known as the bread cra...

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Shivagange

134 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Shivagange

Best Time: Monday to Sunday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

  Shivagange is a mountain top with tallness of 1368 meters and Hindu journey focus situated close Dobbaspet, in Bangalore Rural region India. It is arranged 20 km from the town of Tumkur and 54 km from Bangalore. The hallowed mountain is formed as a shivalinga and a spring streams close privately called "Ganga", This place is having different temples, for example, Gangadhareshwara temple, Sri Honnadevi Temple, Olakal Teertha, Nandi Statue, Pat...

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Davanagere

151 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Davanagere

Best Time: October-March

Situated in the core of the state of Karnataka, Davangere lies on National Highway 4, which is also connected with all the neighboring cities. Legends have it that the city of Davanagere or Davangere was established when one of the Chalukya rulers made a pitstop here while on his voyage. The area came to be known as Danivina Kere signifying "lake for the parched people". Afterward, the name changed into Davanagere. Be that as it may, there are no lake o...

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Savandurga

163 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Savandurga

Best Time: March- May

Savandurga is a hill situated in the state of Karnataka. It is located in the Ramnagara district and is at a distance of around 60 km from the city of Bangalore. It is a part of the Deccan plateau and is one of the largest monolith hills in Asia. The Arkavathi River passes nearby through the Thippagondanahalli reservoir. Savandurga has two hills, Black Hill, locally known as Karigudda, and White hill, locally known as Biligudda. The area is also known f...

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Nrityagram

166 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Nrityagram

Best Time: All through the year. 

The first of its kind, this is a school dedicated entirely to dance. It is a world in itself. Traditional dance forms from all the corners of the country are practiced and taught here. It is an international community of dancers that took the shape of a residential dance village and school. They follow the age-old Gurukul system where they work to cultivate food for themselves and their Gurus and participate in the maintenance of the Gurukul. Apart from...

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Sringeri

168 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Sringeri

Best Time: October to March 

Snuggled on the banks of river Tunga, Sringeri also named Sri Kshetra Shringeri is a hill town positioned in Chikkamagluru district in the state of Karnataka. The place is home to of the very initial Matha called Sringeri Sharada Peetha. The Matha was installed by Adi Shankara who was a prominent Hindu theologian and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta theory, in the 8th century C.E. It is located on the banks of the river Tunga. The title Sringeri is obtai...

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Kudremukh

176 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Kudremukh

Best Time: October to January

A high-range tourist destination which literally means the face of a horse, named after the famous hill that resembles the same. This small town is a masterpiece of nature, with folding hills of the Western Ghats covered with short green grass, and valleys lined with thick clusters of forests. Wild springs, seasonal waterfalls, the beautiful Bhadra River, the breathtaking cascade of Hanuman Gundi, there are many more attractions that compels a traveler ...

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Dharmasthala

176 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Dharmasthala

Best Time: January to December

A Pilgrim destination in Karnataka which is famous amongst Vaishnava, Shaiva and Jaina communities, Dharmasthala is known for its Dharamsthala Temple.  It houses various shrines such as Shiva, Manjunatha, Dharma Daivas etc. Dharmasthala literally means the Land of Charity and has a scenic beauty that keeps you mesmerized. The temple is quite unusual as it is run by a Jain administration and the poojas are done by a Hindu priest of the Madhva order. Nove...

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Srirangapatna

178 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Srirangapatna

Best Time: October- March

Srirangapatna is a town in Karnataka. It is located in the Mandya district. It is an island town and is surrounded by the river Kaveri. The monuments of this place are nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place derives its name from the well known Ranganathaswamy Temple and this place is an important place of pilgrimage for the Vaishnavites. Some of the places of interest in this place are Sri Rangnathaswamy Temple, Daria Daulat Bagh, Tupu Sul...

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Kukke Subramanya

178 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Kukke Subramanya

Best Time: October-March

Kukke Subrahmanya is a town situated in the Sullia Taluk of southern Karnataka. The town is arranged on the banks of the Kumaradhara River. Kukke Subrahmanya is a famous goal of religious significance with a few sanctuaries situated in the district devoted to various divine beings. The principal sanctuary situated here is of Subrahmanya that is committed to the Snake God Vasuki and Lord Subrahmanya. Guests need to cross the stream of Kumaradhara to achi...

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Lepakshi

179 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Lepakshi

Best Time: November-March

Lepakshi is a quaint little village situated in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh. Build during the reign of Vijayanagara Kings’ Period, the village has a significant archaeological and cultural heritage in its surrounding. The village is blessed with shrines, dedicated to Hindu God’s Vishnu, Shiva, and Veerabhadra. The temples have spectacular craftsmanship with mural paintings made of natural colors showing Kannada and Vijayanagara inscriptions. Th...

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Ramnagaram

182 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Ramnagaram

Best Time: October-Feburary

A small district in Karnataka, Ramnagaram is known for its rocky outcroppings and lush green surroundings. Earlier called as Shamserabad, during the ruling of Tipu Sultan, Ramnagaram finds its origin from the once existed village Ramnagiri at the foothills of Ramadevarabetta. This town has an Agrahara on the left bank of the Arkavati with a temple of Arkeshwara built in later Vijayanagara style. People of Bangalore often come here for weekend getaways ...

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Nandi Hills

190 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Nandi Hills

Best Time: October to June

Nandi Hills is a hill station in Karnataka. It is a popular one-day trip destination from Bangalore.  There are temples, a bungalow and a Kalyana Mantap on top of the hill. It gets its name from the ancient Nandi or bull which is meant to be the mount of Lord Shiva. These hills are the source of the rivers Palar, Arkavati, and Pennar. It was one of the Tipu's summer retreats. There are about 1,200 steps laid from the foot of the hill to reach the top. B...

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Dubare

194 kilometres from Hiriyur Directions from Hiriyur to Dubare

Best Time: July-Feburary

In the district of Kogadu, Karnataka is a forest camp nestling along the river Kaveri called Dubare. The very less explored Dubare is also known as an elephant camp.  It is a very important hub for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. Dubare is also a popular tourist attraction as visitors come, watch and also get involved in various activities with these elephants. This place is settled in the dense green forest surrounded with backwaters all a...

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