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Davanagere

35 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Shimoga (Shivamogga)

120 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Hampi

134 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Hampi

Best Time: September to February

Hampi is a destination earmarked for every backpacker's trail and has been a flourishing tourist spot. All this is for good reason since Hampi is considered as a prestigious heritage spot and is even recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage site. There is something truly magical about this place that is tough to pinpoint. Maybe it is the landscape composed of surreal boulders, interspersed with lush paddy fields, and juxtaposed with the ancient ruins of ...

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Kemmanagundi

153 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Chikmagalur

185 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Honnemaradu

193 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Honnemaradu

Best Time: October - December, March - April

Honnemaradu is a small village, situated on the backwaters of the river Sharavathi. It derives its name from the 'Honne' tree. However, its name translates to 'Golden Lake'. Its main highlight is the Honnemaradu Reservoir, which also has a small island in the middle. Being such an ideal spot, it attracts a lot of campers, especially from the nearby places, as still a lot of people outside Karnataka don't know about the existence of this place.  Honnema...

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Halebidu

193 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Jog Falls

200 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Jog Falls

Best Time: June-September

Popular as one of the highest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls is located in Karnataka and is a major tourist destination. Falling at a drop height of 253 meters, it is one of the most majestic falls that is created on Sharavathi River, in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The Sharavathi River originates at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluka, and then flows north-west through the Western Ghats. The river then falls forming the Jog Falls before joining th...

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Sringeri

208 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Anantapur

211 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Anantapur

Best Time: November-January

The region of Anantapur is situated in the western part of Andhra Pradesh. This locale is likewise known by the name of Anantapuram and was before known as 'Anantasagaram', which means an endless ocean'. It got this name as a result of the immense tank present in the middle. The district of Anantapur is a mix of modernization and saved antiquated history as old fortifications and tourist spots. Anantapur is known for its silk enterprises and modern indu...

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Hassan

223 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Pattadakal

225 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Pattadakal

Best Time: September to March

Pattadakl is a World Heritage Site along the banks of Malaprabha river in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Pattadakal is famous for its temples. It is an ideal destination for family trips and for people interested in archeology and architecture. 

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Badami

226 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Badami

Best Time: July-March

Situated in the Bagalkot area of North Karnataka in India, Badami was some time ago called Vatapi. Badami Chalukyas had this spot as its capital between 540 AD and 757 AD. This spot is very famous for its cavern sanctuaries that are made of sandstone rocks which encompass the Agastya Lake. Three amongst the four cavern temples are devoted to divinities of Hinduism and one temple is committed to Jainism. Stone worked stairs inside, interfaces these caver...

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Kudremukh

232 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Aihole

233 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Aihole

Best Time: October - March

Glory and gore go together and so proves the legend of a village in Karnataka. Stories claim that Lord Parshuram, after honurably avenging the death of his father, came to the river Malaprabha to wash his blood-stained axe. As he washed his axe, the river turned red due to the colour of blood and a passer-by woman saw this. In terror, she screamed "Ayyo, hole!" in Kannada, which means "Oh, dear, blood!" and hence the village was called - "Aihole" Once ...

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Lepakshi

234 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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Puttaparthi

245 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Puttaparthi

Best Time: September-February.

The blessed house of the spurious figure, Sathya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which returns you to the times of ashrams and the methods for living in those occasions with an equivalent impact of the present. A small town in Andhra Pradesh, Puttaparthi has increased worldwide acclaim as a focal point of religious brightness. It is a town which offers current methodologies of religion, settlements and even urbanization, being a remarkable town with mod...

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Maravanthe

248 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu to Maravanthe

Best Time: September- March

Maravanthe is a village and has a beach and is located in Karnataka. It is locted in the Udupi district. While crossing The National Highway (NH17) that passes from a very close distance, the Arabian Sea can be seen on one side and the Sauparnika River with with Kodachadri Hills forming the backdrop can be seen on the other side. Fishing is the main activity of the people of this place; however the economy is not very flourished because the infrastructu...

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Sravanabelagola

250 kilometres from Kotturu Directions from Kotturu 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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