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Karnataka Places to see NANDI HILLS

At a Glance :

Region :
Karnataka state, on Banglore's northern part about sixty kilometers

Major Sites :
Temple of Yoga Nandishvara and Tipu's drop

Perfect Season : Entire year

Located At :
About one thousand four hundred seventy eight meters

At about sixty kilometers from northern Bangalore is a place popular as Nandidurga, this place is one of summer withdraw of emperor Tipu. This hill station was famous among the British people also; they had constructed some gardens and bungalows at this place. At present, this is a hot spot of the Bangaloreans. They considered this place as a perfect place to spend the weekends. This one thousand four hundred seventy eight meters high hill stations has a number of rivers originating from it. Nandi hills has been bounded by forest areas, it has many wild animals. There are a number of small size hills in the surrounding area of Nandi hills.You can visit those hills on foot.

Major Attractive Spots :

Yoga Nandishvara Temple :

This is an ancient temple; it contains Sambhaji's writings. The image of the Dwarapalakas has been carved in the temple's enterance.

Tipu's Drop :

This is a six hundred meter high rock face, as per the legends; this was a place where the prisoners were killed by the emperors.

Outings :

Muddenahalli :

This is the home village of Karnataka state's architect Sir M. Visvesvaraya. From Nandi hills, Muddenahalli is a little far. This brilliant person's house has now become a museum.

Nandi :

It is located on the northern and eastern part of th Nandi hills. This location was a British Millitary station for a little period. The temple of Bhoga Nandishvara is a nice architectural structure; it is a very essential structure which shows the Dravidian architectural style.

Visit :

The closest railhead of Nandi hills is Chikkaballapur

Bangalore is the a closest airport.

This hill station is well connected by road to Chikkaballapura and Bangalore.

Stay :

There are good facilities of accommodation such as Horticulture Department's guest house, Mayura pine hotel and PWD accommodation etc.

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