Another off the beaten track destination. Chandragutti – Temple, legend, history and ruins of a fort. I wonder how many such lesser known spots are in India. Chandragutti came into limelight in later part of 80s for a rather socially evil practice followed by few section of society, women in particular as a ritual every … Continue reading Chandragutti – Renuka Devi Temple and hike to ruins of fort.
Banavasi – A little known small town in Karnataka, India. Not many are aware of the fact that this small town was capital of Karnataka once upon a time under Kadamba dynasty. It is an oldest known town in Karnataka it is said. It is in midst of lush green rain forest area. ” Development” … Continue reading Off the beaten track – Banavasi, Karnataka. Ptolemy – Huen Tsang , Adi kavi pampa…………
I had heard about Himavad Gopalaswamy Temple. My Friend Aruna mentioned it when I told him I was at Nanjangud. I said why not visit the place on a Sunday. I started reading more about the place, Checked the route. HIMAWAD GOPALASWAMY BETTA From Nanjangud you need to go to Gundlupete. (about 35 km) From … Continue reading Himavad Gopalswamy Hill and Sri Ranganathaswamy temple, Srirangapattana
Location of Somanathapura: It is about 35 km from Mysore, should take about 45 min. There are many KSRTC buses I guess. I had to find my way from Nanjangud, since I was staying in Nanjangudu. I took a bus from Nanjangudu to T. Narasipura. Tirumanakudalu Narasipura. From T Narasipura I took another KSRTC bus … Continue reading Somanathapura Temple near Mysore
Nanjangud is known for two things. One for Banana – “Rasabale“. Another for SriNanjundeshwara or Srikantheshwara Temple. Banana is really special and we do not get it in Gurgaon. I consumed it as much I like. NANJANGUD : One evening I visited the Temple. The temple is evidently quite an ancient one. It is believed … Continue reading Temples at Nanjangud & Melukote, Karnataka
Unchalli Water Fall Location : A beautiful roaring water fall in the middle of dense forest near Sirsi, Karnataka. The spot is about 35 km from Sirsi in Uttara Kannada District in Karnataka, a southern state. Sirsi is about 400 km from Bangalore. River Aghanashini drops down about 116 mtr in to steep valley. It … Continue reading Unchalli Water Fall, Yana Rocks and Vibhuti Water fall.
Kudli – A picturesque serene place near Shimoga, Karnataka, India. Shimoga is about 300 km from Bangalore, has good train and bus connectivity. The place is confluence of two important rivers of Karnataka. Tunga and Bhadra confluence here to form Tungabhadra river. In India the place where two or more major rivers join to form … Continue reading Week end visit to Kudli near Shimoga,Karnataka