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