Places To Visit In Ramnagaram

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1. Ramadevara Betta

Ramadevara Betta
Must visit 3.4 /5

73 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Ramanagara

Find this stretch of a star stuck range of hills, a little off the main city area. These hills were a set for and featured in the Bollywood movie, Sholay as well as 'A Passage to India'. Popular for its encounters with the movies, the hills tend to be quite an attraction in the area.

2. Ramdevara Temple

Ramdevara Temple
Must visit 3.4 /5

10 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Ramanagara

Atop a hill and a 30 minutes climb away, is a significant religious centre of the area, said to be more than a 1000 years old. There is also a natural lake, called Rama Tirtha and another temple known as the Rameshwar temple, here.

3. Janapada Loka

Janapada Loka
3.6 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Ramanagara

Janapada Loka Museum situated in Ramanagaram, is the outcome of a retired bureaucrat and folklorist, Sri H L Nage Gowda's dedicated work to preserve the culture and promote folk art of Karnataka. Janapada Loka was inaugurated on 12th March, 1994.

4. Savandurga

3.1 /5

20 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Ramanagara

One of the largest monolith hills in the entire world, Savandurga has a height of 1225m and features basic dykes, granites, gneiss and laterites. Two minor hills named Karigudda ( Black Hill ) and Biligudda ( White Hill ) are also situated here.

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5. Bird watching in Ramanagara

Bird watching in Ramanagara
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Ramanagara

This area is also home to various critical birds like Long-billed vulture, Egyptian vulture and Yellow-throated bulbul. It is part of Ramadevarabetta Vulture Sanctuary now to protect the birds as they are on the verge of extinction.

6. Buy Channapatna Toys

Buy Channapatna Toys
3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Ramanagara

Though Ramnagaram does not exactly stand out with a specialty of its own, a lot of shops here sell Channapatna toys, from the nearby town. One can also visit the Channapatna itself, a mere 20 minutes away from the town to get their hands on these unique hand made wooden toys.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Ramnagaram?

Day 1: Reach Ramnagaram by road or rail and settle into your hotel. After breakfast, walk around the markets and streets of the city famous for its silks to explore the flavours and sights. After lunch, leave for the Purushotthama Thirtha Gavi Temple located near the Kanva reservoir. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, and the setting makes it a majestic site. Next, proceed to the Kanva Lake that is a favourite weekend getaway for the locals as well as outstation tourists. In the lake, you can enjoy boating facilities at just INR 25. Depending on the season, the lake is surrounded by either lush vegetation or by scrub forests and has different bird life. The water and surrounding trees are home to some of the richest bird life in the region.

Day 2: In the morning, leave for Ramadevara Betta hills located a few kilometres away from the city. Here, there are temples dedicated to many gods and the hills are also a chance to relax in the calm environment. Return to the city for lunch and in the evening, proceed to the vulture sanctuary located in the mountainous terrain. This sanctuary is one of its kind in India and protects the highly endangered Long billed vultures and yellow throated bulbuls.

Day 3: Shop in the market for the famous silk fabrics of this city and visit some of the workshops located near the market. Depart to your respective cities. 

How can I commute within Ramnagaram?

You can hire cabs in Ramnagaram. There are various car rentals and cab bookings available.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Ramnagaram?

The top sightseeing places in Ramnagaram are Ramnagara Hills, Ramdevara Temple, Ramadevarabetta hills, Janapada Loka, Savandurga, Bird watching in Ramnagara.
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