Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Chikballapur:

1. Vivekanand Falls

Must visit 3.4 /5

17 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

Situated 12km from the Chikaballapur in a village called Kethenahalli, this is a beautiful waterfall. From the village, it is a 1km walk to the falls and no vehicles go there.

2. The Ranganatha Swamy temple

Must visit 3.5 /5

16 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

The Ranganatha Swamy temple or Rangasthala as it is known is situated 5km down Chikballapur towards the Gauribidanur village. This is a beautifully designed temple with a brilliantly carved stone statue of Vishnu and there are scriptures written in original Vijaynagar way on a black stone.

3. Kaivara

Must visit 3.4 /5

25 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

A part of the epic Mahabharata, this place is known to be the temporary home for the Pandavas when they lived in exile. Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers is said to have killed the asura (demon) Bakasura.

4. Nandi Hills

Must visit 3.5 /5

24 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

Nandi Hills is located about 10 km south of Chikballapur off the state highway 74. It takes about 7 km more to reach the top of the hill from the base.

5. Muddenahalli

3.1 /5

35 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

Muddenahalli is the home town of Sri M.Visveswaraya(Sir.MokshaGondam Visveswaraya), the architect of modern Karnataka. Located just a few Kilometres from Nandi Hills, the house of this genius is converted to a museum is a must visit.

6. Bhoganandeeshwara Temple

3.1 /5

21 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

Constructed around 806 A.D. by Rathnavalli of Bana Dynasty in the Dravidian style, this temple is known for its ancient Architecture. This temple is located in the Nandi Village and is a good place for the history and architecture enthusiasts.

7. Trekking

3.1 /5

26 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

Chikballapur offers many sites for trekking, located 15 km away there are 6 hills including the Nandi Hills. The other hills are Nandi Giri, Chandra Giri, Indra Giri, Brahma Giri, Kalavara hill, and Hema Giri.

8. Chintamani

3.6 /5

34 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Chikballapur

This is a town named after a Maratha Chieftain Chintamani Rao, famous for its gold, silver and incense trade. It also draws thousands of pilgrims to one of the oldest dargahs in Karnataka, the Murugmulla Dargah of Fakhi Shah Wali about 8 km from Chintamani.