Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Nandi Hills:

1. Tipu's Drop

3.5 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

A cliff face at a height of 600m on the Nandi Hills, it provides a fantastic view of the entire city. It also has a historic past, as it is said that prisoners were forced down this cliff to their death and the frequent rustling of leaves on a windy night represents the screams of these very prisoners.

2. Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple

3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

Situated at the foot of the Nandi Hills, this temple is dedicated to Bhoganandishwara and Yoganandeeshwara. Intricate metal work can be seen inside the temple alongside the beautifully adorned interior pillars.

3. Tipu's Summer Residence

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

This palace was initiated by Haidar Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan, and was used by the latter as his summer resort. It was also named by him as the Tashk-e-jannat, meaning the envy of heaven.

4. Paragliding in Nandi Hills

3.4 /5

28 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

One of the few places in the state, where one finds paragliding facilities. Paraglide over these hills and valleys, for some of the most memorable experiences here.

5. Cycling to Nandi Hills

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

Given the landscape, terrain and the tantalizing altitude, one can have one of the most enjoyable cycling or biking experience at these hills.

6. Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

Built by the Cholas, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Two Dwarpalakas guard the doors of the temple which is situated atop the hill. The carvings in the interiors are beautifully designed and attracts a lot of attention.

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7. Amrita Sarovar

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

A major source of water supply in this region, the Lake of Nectar as it is called has been formed by the perennial springs. The shimmering waters of this lake after nightfall is a must see.

8. Brahmashram

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

This cave situated near Nandi Hills is a perfect spot for those seeking silence and solitude. Hence, it was used by Sage Ramakrishna Paramhamsa for his meditation.

9. Muddenahalli

3.6 /5

18 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

Home to the Muddenahalli Museum, this place is famous for other noteworthy attractions like Anjaneya temple, Nellikaya Basavanna, Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Anthargange and Baanathi Bande.

10. Shopping in Nandi Hills

3.0 /5

45 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

You wont find many options for shopping in Nandi. One can however head to nearby city of Bangalore, for countless shopping options.

11. Nehru Nilaya

3.1 /5

44 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Nandi Hills

The summer retreat of Sir Mark Cubbon, the Commissioner of Mysore, this bungalow has now been converted into a guest house by the Horticulture Department of India. Its British style Architecture attracts many tourists.

FAQs on Nandi Hills

What are the top sightseeing places in Nandi hills?

The top sightseeing places in Nandi hills are Paragliding in Nandi Hills, Tipu's Drop, Tipu's Summer Residence, Cycling/Biking, Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Amrita Sarovar.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Nandi hills?

Day 1- Arrive at Nandi Hills. Visit Bhoga Nandeeswara Temple. Return to hotel.
Day 2- Early morning trek over the hills. End day at local food joints and handicraft stores.

How can I commute within Nandi hills?

Autorickshaws as well as taxis can be opted for by tourists to travel within the city. Most sites are best explored on foot. 



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