Places to Visit Near Sravanabelagola

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Places to Visit Near Sravanabelagola

Sravanabelagola is considered to be a very holy place in Karnataka and is home to the largest Gomateshwara statue in the world. It's rich cultural and religious heritage is embedded in its temples and monuments. Do visit these beautiful places in Sravanabelagola to enjoy a historic short trip.

Here is the list of 8 Places to Visit Near Sravanabelagola

1. Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka

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172 kms from Shravanabelagola

Known For : Dabbe Falls Kodachadri Jog Falls Agumbe

With nature in its full bloom, the town of Shimoga has been a home to several great dynasties and kingdoms. Steeped in rich heritage and culture, this main city of Shimoga District derives its name from the words 'Shiv-Mukha' implying 'Face of Lord Shiva'.

Best Time: July to December

View hotels starting from ₹ 675

2. Bangalore, Karnataka - Garden city of India

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143 kms from Shravanabelagola

Known For : Bangalore Palace Cubbon Park MG Road, Bangalore

Having evolved gradually from being the Garden City to the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru is the third largest and one of the most livable cities in India. Bangalore is loved for its pleasant weather, beautiful parks and lakes all around the town.

Best Time: Throughout the year

3. Coorg, Karnataka - The Scotland of India

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136 kms from Shravanabelagola

Known For : Abbey Falls Talacauvery Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery)

Located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers.  This popular coffee producing hill station is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people. The Kodavas, a local clan specialising in martial arts, are especially notable for their keen hospitality.

Best Time: October to March

4. Mysore, Karnataka - A glimpse of Southern India

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85 kms from Shravanabelagola

Known For : Mysore Palace Somanathapura Temple Brindavan Gardens

Famously known as The City of Palaces, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that Mysore is one of the most flamboyant places in the country. It is replete with the history of its dazzling royal heritage, intricate architecture, its famed silk sarees, yoga, and sandalwood, to name just a few. Located in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills, Mysore is the third most populated city in the state of Karnataka, and its rich cultural heritage draws millions of tourists all year round.

Best Time: Throughout the year

5. Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The coffee land of Karnataka

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111 kms from Shravanabelagola

Known For : Mullayanagiri Kudremukh National Park Rafting in Bhadra River

Famously known as the ‘Coffee Land of Karnataka’, Chikmagalur is situated in the foothills of the Mullayangiri Range in Karnataka and stands at an altitude of 3400 feet. If you love the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the mornings, you are going to love Chikmagalur, which has a perpetual fragrance of coffee lingering in the air. Famous for its tall mountains, lush green forests and its tranquil environment (apart from its coffee production), Chikmagalur is a very popular tourist destination and is a quaint getaway from the busy life of the city.

The name Chikmaglur comes from the Kannada word Cikkamagala, which means - younger daughter’s town. According to legend, Chikmaglur was given as dowry to the youngest daughter of Rukmangada, the chief of Sakharayapattana, a town in the region.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6. Ramanagaram, Karnataka

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131 kms from Shravanabelagola

Known For : Ramnagara Hills Ramdevara Temple Ramadevarabetta hills

Set amidst the challenging rocky hillocks and lush green surroundings, Ramnagaram is a popular weekend getaway for Bengaluru folks.

Best Time: November to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 5,500

7. Jaina Math, Sravanabelagola

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19 kms from Shravanabelagola

The monastery of Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiki, this three storeyed structure has Lord Chandranatha as the main deity of the math. The beautiful wall paintings and brass, copper and bronze statues are a must see.

8. Dubare Elephant Camp, Coorg

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121 kms from Shravanabelagola

Once a training site for elephants of the famous Dasara procession in Mysore, the Dubare Elephant camp offers a unique adventure to visitors by allowing them the experience of living in coexistence with the trained elephants on-site. Once an important camp of the Karnataka Forest Department, the Dubare Elephant Camp, now run by private players, is an ideal destination to learn about the various aspects of the history, ecology, and biology of elephants, as well as see a large number of Asiatic elephants stroll through peacefully as they enjoy their natural habitat. Naturalists and mahouts trained in the art of handling these majestic creatures are ever-present throughout the camp, offering various insights to passers-by regarding these gentle giants.

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