49 Places to Visit Near Vanivilas Sagar

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Halebidu

57 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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...

Halebidu Travel Guide
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Kemmanagundi

73 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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

75 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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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Hassan

77 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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...

Hassan Travel Guide
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Sravanabelagola

102 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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)

119 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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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Sringeri

146 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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...

Sringeri Travel Guide
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Shivagange

150 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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...

Shivagange Travel Guide
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Dharmasthala

152 kilometres from Vanivilas Sagar Directions from Vanivilas Sagar 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...

Dharmasthala Travel Guide
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