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Here are the top 60 weekend getaways from Bangalore

1. Mysore, Karnataka

3.6

35 photos

160 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Mysore Palace | Somanathapura Temple | Brindavan Gardens

The third largest city in Karnataka, Mysore has a royal history, a rich and regal heritage and an important center of art and culture.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 24 Mysore Attractions

2. Hampi, Karnataka

4.4

103 photos

374 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 31 ° C

Known For : Virupaksha Temple | Vithala Temple | Elephant Stables

Hampi, the city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, owing to the ancient temples, forts, palaces and other monuments here.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 27 Hampi Attractions

3. Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu

3.4

10 photos

121 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 31 ° C

Known For : Hogenakkal Falls | Mettur Dam | Melagiri Hills

Hogenakkal is the small village that is known because of Kaveri river that splits into multiple streams of waterfalls over here, making it arguably the most heavenly place in the state.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 9 Hogenakkal Attractions

4. Yercaud, Tamil Nadu

3.8

28 photos

190 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 14 - 24 ° C

Known For : Killiyur Falls | Emerald Lake | Bear's Cave

Nestled in the Eastern Ghats, Yercaud is a hill station called poor man's Ooty with abundant forests, vast coffee plantations and some unique species of flora and fauna resulting in gorgeous views.

Best Time : October to June

Read More 14 Yercaud Attractions

5. Coorg, Karnataka

4.3

31 photos

271 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 28 ° C

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

Located amidst imposing mountains with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers, an affluent hill station in Karnataka.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 32 Coorg Attractions

6. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

4.0

30 photos

252 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 11 - 22 ° C

Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway | Ooty Lake | Ooty Rose Garden

Ooty, the queen of hill stations and the capital of Nilgiris district, is one of the most popular tourist destination, especially as a honeymoon destination.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 33 Ooty Attractions

7. Pondicherry

3.8

29 photos

336 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 29 ° C

Known For : Paradise Beach | Water Sports in Pondicherry | Auroville Ashram

Puducherry was the largest French colony in India and the French influence on the city can still be seen.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 35 Pondicherry Attractions

8. Anthargange, Karnataka

3.8

12 photos

70 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 24 ° C

Known For : Cave Exploration | Trekking

Anthargange at an altitude of 1712 meters from sea level with its rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantation forest are one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration enthusiasts.

Best Time : October to March

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9. Munnar, Kerala

4.2

38 photos

429 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 24 ° C

Known For : Echo Point | Rose Garden | Elephant Arrival Spot

Situated on the banks of three rivers- Madupetti, Nallathanni and Periavaru, Munnar is an idyllic hill station, famous for its tea estates, exotic scenery, abundance of flora and fauna and craggy peaks.

Best Time : September to May

View packages starting from ₹ 7,299

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10. Bheemeshwari, Karnataka

3.3

18 photos

95 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 30 ° C

Known For : Cauvery Fishing Camp | Doddamakkali Nature Camp | Boat Rides

This small town near Bangalore city is a perfect getaway for a nature lover and in its seclusion is a good break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

Read More 8 Bheemeshwari Attractions

11. Wayanad, Kerala

3.7

71 photos

278 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 30 ° C

Known For : Banasura Dam | Chembra Peak | Pookot Lake

Replete with enchanting waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and home stays, this popular town is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 16 Wayanad Attractions

12. Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu

3.5

11 photos

154 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 24 ° C

Known For : Yelagiri Adventure Camp | Jalagamparai Falls | Nature park

Yelagiri is small hill station, in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. If your looking for a hill station out of the ordinary, then you need to make your way to Tamil Nadu!

Best Time : November to February

Read More 10 Yelagiri Attractions

13. Savandurga, Karnataka

3.1

41 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 25 ° C

Known For : Trekking | Corporate Excursion | Rock-climbing

Situated 60 kms to the west of Bangalore, Savandurga, considered to be one of the largest single rock formation in the whole of Asia.

Best Time : November to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 3,000

Read More 3 Savandurga Attractions

14. Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

4.2

20 photos

362 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 28 ° C

Known For : Shore Temple | Mahabalipuram Beach | Five Rathas

Famous for its intricately carved temples and rock-cut caves, Mahabalipuram also offers beautiful white sand beaches and an exotic shopping experience to the tourists.

Best Time : November to February

Read More 22 Mahabalipuram Attractions

15. Chikballapur, Karnataka

2.9

6 photos

85 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 27 ° C

Known For : Vivekanand Falls | The Ranganatha Swamy temple | Kaivara

Located about 57km from Bangalore, Chikballapur is a place close to Nandi Hills, Vivekanand falls and many other small small attractions making it a good one day getaway from Bangalore.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 8 Chikballapur Attractions

16. Nrityagram, Karnataka

3.8

15 photos

31 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 27 ° C

Known For : Temple of Dedication | Amphitheatre | Dance Gurukuls

Nrityagram is a dance village is located near Hesarghatta in Bangalore rural district. The village was conceptualized by the well known Odissi dancer Protima Bedi.

Best Time : February to Apr, October to December

Read More 4 Nrityagram Attractions

17. Gokarna, Karnataka

3.9

21 photos

494 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 34 ° C

Known For : Om Beach | Water Sports in Gokarna | Mahabaleshwara Temple

With its pristine beaches and breathtaking landscapes, Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage town.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 15 Gokarna Attractions

18. Kudremukh, Karnataka

3.7

33 photos

329 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 28 ° C

Known For : Kudremukh Peak Trek | Kudremukh National Park | Hanuman Gundi Falls

With the promise of a picturesque view of a mountain in the shape of a horse face, Kudremukh is famous for its biodiversity and scenic beauty.

Best Time : October to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 2,000

Read More 10 Kudremukh Attractions

19. Ramnagaram, Karnataka

3.4

12 photos

55 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 28 ° C

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 ₹ 805

Read More 7 Ramnagaram Attractions

20. Srirangapatna, Karnataka

2.6

23 photos

144 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary | Gumbaz | Balmuri Falls

Located near Mysore, Srirangapatna is a religious city with cultural and historic importance, famous for its Ranganatha temple.

Best Time : July to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,200

Read More 16 Srirangapatna Attractions

21. Kabini, Karnataka

2.8

15 photos

171 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Jungle Safari | Elephant Safari | Boating

Once a private hunting are for the British, this famous wildlife destination has a rich variety of flora and fauna making it a gorgeous tourist spot.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,610

Read More 6 Kabini Attractions

22. Halebidu, Karnataka

3.5

13 photos

223 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 12 - 27 ° C

Known For : Belur | Hoysaleswara Temple | Yagachi Dam

Famous for its exhibits of Hoysala architecture, Halebidu is a ruined city with a glorious past with a strikingly beautiful collection of temples, shrines and sculptures.

Best Time : October to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,300

Read More 8 Halebidu Attractions

23. Shivanasamundram Falls, Karnataka

3.7

19 photos

111 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Activities near Shivanasamundram Waterfall | Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls | City Shopping

Situated on the banks of river Kaveri, Shivanasamundram is essentially a hydropower project location but is more commonly known for its waterfalls.

Best Time : August to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,199

Read More 3 Shivanasamundram Falls Attractions

24. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

3.6

25 photos

393 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 12 - 21 ° C

Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) | Kodai Lake | Bear Shola Falls

Kodaikanal is the most sought after honeymoon destination in South India because of its scenic beauty and it has the attribute to leave any nature lover mesmerized by its charisma.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 34 Kodaikanal Attractions

25. BR Hills, Karnataka

2.9

20 photos

151 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 26 ° C

Known For : BRT Wildlife Sanctuary | Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple | Activities

The Biligiriranga hills, or the BR Hill as they are better known, provide for a picturesque tourist spot with a wonderful floral diversity and a vast variety of fauna as well.

Best Time : April to October

Read More 5 BR Hills Attractions

26. Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh

2.4

14 photos

172 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 30 ° C

Known For : Chaitanya Jyoti Museum | Sathya Sai Ashram | Wish Fullfilling Tree

The holy abode of the apocryphal figure, Saythya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which takes you back to the days of ashrams and the ways of living in those times.

Best Time : September to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 299

Read More 13 Puttaparthi Attractions

27. Auroville, Pondicherry

3.2

37 photos

335 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 29 ° C

Known For : Matrimandir | Auroville Beach | Cinema Paradiso

Situated in the union territory of Pondicherry, this township is wholly and solely based on the principles of peace, harmony, sustainable living and 'divine consciousness' which was the brainchild of the Mother of Sri Aurobindo Society, Mirra Alfassa.

Best Time : November to March

Read More 10 Auroville Attractions

28. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

3.2

23 photos

290 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 32 ° C

Known For : Kovai Kondattam | Marudhamalai Hill Temple | Perur Pateeswarar Temple

Often termed as ?Manchester of South India?, the city is photographically situated on the banks of River Noyyal and has an array of natural attractions.

Best Time : September to March

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29. Kemmanagundi, Karnataka

3.4

82 photos

265 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 27 ° C

Known For : Hebbe Falls | Mullayanagiri | Z Point

This hill station is a perfect summer retreat for those looking for a spectacular time amongst the beauty of nature.

Best Time : September to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,600

Read More 10 Kemmanagundi Attractions

30. Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh

2.2

9 photos

117 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 14 - 28 ° C

Known For : Veerabhadra Temple | Lepakshi Temple | Nandi Bull and Paintings

Lepakshi is a small quaint village with several fascinating archeological sites and beautiful ancient temples.

Best Time : September to February

Read More 4 Lepakshi Attractions

31. Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2.9

62 photos

369 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 28 ° C

Known For : Marina Beach | Breezy Beach | MGR Film City

The fourth largest city of India, Chennai is convoluted with temples, churches and beaches. The roads are always bustling with activity and the nightlife is as every youth dreams of.

Best Time : October to March

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32. Nagarhole, Karnataka

3.6

37 photos

238 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary | Nagarhole National Park | Kutta

Green is one word to describe Nagarhole, which is host to Nagarhole national park, celebrated as one of the best wildlife parks and Bandipur bird sanctuary.

Best Time : October to May

Read More 7 Nagarhole Attractions

33. Talakad, Karnataka

2.2

21 photos

131 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 12 - 29 ° C

Known For : Somanathapura | Panchalina Darshana | Mallikarjuna Temple

Talakad is a small mystical town steeped in the glorious past and heritage nestled on the left banks of River Kaveri.

Best Time : November to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

Read More 9 Talakad Attractions

34. Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

3.7

17 photos

370 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 30 ° C

Known For : Brahadeshwara Temple | Gangaikonda Cholapuram | Vijayanagar Fort

Also known as Tanjore or the city of temples, Thanjavur has a lot of cultural value and is known for its famous Tanjore paintings, antiques and handicrafts, its Carnatic music and musical instruments and of course the temples.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 19,449

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35. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

3.4

252 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 26 ° C

Known For : Sim's Park | Lamb's Rock | Dolphin's Nose

One of the most beautiful and serene hill stations you will come across in the country, Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the wonderful Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 17 Coonoor Attractions

36. Jog Falls, Karnataka

3.5

18 photos

417 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 31 ° C

Known For : Dabbe Falls | Jog Falls | Water Sports

The highest waterfall of India, these magnificent falls are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka, the spellbinding view of which gives everyone a memorable experience.

Best Time : July to December

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,000

Read More 10 Jog Falls Attractions

37. Belur

4.2

19 photos

188 kms from Bangalore

Nestled on the banks of River Yagachi in Hassan District of Karnataka, the town of Belur along with its twin town of Halebid located 16 km away, houses exquisite temples reflecting the exemplary artistic taste and technique of temple builders of the yore. This small town was the capital of the might...

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38. Talakadu

4.2

16 photos

106 kms from Bangalore

Nestled on the banks of River Kaveri, the town of Talakadu in Karnataka is a mystic place submerged in the sand of extremely fine quality. Steeped with rich past and heritage, it is famous for its Vaidyanatheshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The place derives its name from two local chieftains ...

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39. Madikeri, Karnataka

3.7

18 photos

269 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 27 ° C

Known For : Trekking | Chingara Falls | Madikeri Fort

Generally covered as a part of trips to Coorg, Madikeri is a quaint hill town in Karnataka with vast coffee plantations, lush forests and misty hills, all culminating into a breathtaking view.

Best Time : February to September

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40. Kochi, Kerala

3.1

46 photos

467 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 31 ° C

Known For : Willingdon Island | Fort Kochi | Chinese Fishing Nets

Situated on beach-side, Kochi is a bustling commercial port with a trading history that dates back to at least 600 years, and is till today the financial capital of Kerala.

Best Time : July to April

View packages starting from ₹ 7,299

Read More 39 Kochi Attractions

41. Bekal, Kerala

3.8

8 photos

365 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 34 ° C

Known For : Bekal Fort | Bekal Beach | Kappil Beach

Located on the wide expanse of the Malabar coastline, Bekal is famous for its forts, backwaters, and beaches.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 11 Bekal Attractions

42. Thekkady, Kerala

3.3

20 photos

477 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 27 ° C

Known For : Periyar National Park | Periyar Tiger Trail | Bamboo Rafting

Home to the country's largest Tiger Reserve- Periyar, Thekkady is a great way to enjoy a jungle vacation.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 7,849

Read More 13 Thekkady Attractions

43. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

3.2

22 photos

271 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 27 ° C

Known For : Sri Venkateswara Temple | Swami Pushkarini Lake | Akasaganga Teertham

The holy town of Tirupati is one amongst the 8 most scared places of Lord Mahavishnu and is highly revered, glorified and worshiped.

Best Time : September to March

Read More 35 Tirupati Attractions

44. Horsley Hills

4.1

115 kms from Bangalore

Located near the south western border of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the mighty Horsley Hills is a hill station which is the perfect amalgam of the charms of Andhra Pradesh and Ooty. This natural marvel is situated at an astonishing height of 4312 metres and is very well known for its br...

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45. Chikmagalur, Karnataka

3.2

15 photos

255 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 12 - 27 ° C

Known For : Rafting in Bhadra River | Mullayanagiri | Kemmanagundi

The coffee land of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is famous for its beautiful hills and views, along with its aromatic coffee.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 14 Chikmagalur Attractions

46. Murudeshwar, Karnataka

3.3

86 photos

451 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 34 ° C

Known For : Netrani Island | Murudeshwar Temple | Murudeshwar Beach

With its major attraction as the huge Shiva temple, Murudeshwar is a religious site which also serves as the connecting point for popular scuba diving destination Netrani.

Best Time : October to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 999

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47. Pattadakal, Karnataka

3.4

40 photos

488 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 31 ° C

Known For : Virupaksha Temple | Kashiviswanatha Temple | Jain Temple

Famous for its temples and other world heritage sites depicting a fusion architectural style, Pattadakkal is a town close to Aihole and Badami.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 8 Pattadakal Attractions

48. Dubare, Karnataka

3.4

14 photos

248 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 14 - 29 ° C

Known For : Nisargadhama | Dubare Elephant Camp | Activities

Famous for its elephant camp, this lush green forest area is famous for its sheer untamed beauty.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 6 Dubare Attractions

49. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

4.1

15 photos

119 kms from Bangalore

Located in the picturesque state of Karnataka, the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Srirangapatna is a haven for a wide array of bird species. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state and comprises of six small islands on the banks of the river Kaveri. The beauty that finds a place here in Ranga...

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50. Bandipur National Park, Karnataka

3.4

29 photos

224 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 28 ° C

Known For : Gopalaswamy Betta

Established as a tiger reserve in the year 1974, Bandipur National Park is well known for its breathtaking natural beauty.

Best Time : October to May

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51. Koli Hills

4.0

200 kms from Bangalore

With an ominous name which means ?Mountain of Death?, Koli Hills are a mountain range located in the Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. It is relatively untouched by commercial tourism and therefore has retained most of its natural magnificence.

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52. Shivagange, Karnataka

3.0

13 photos

266 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Trekking | Temples

Shivagange, a hillock situated 56 km from Bangalore, is a combination of temples and scenic beauty that makes it both a pilgrimage as well as an adventure spot.

Best Time : October to March

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53. Madurai, Tamil Nadu

3.2

35 photos

426 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 33 ° C

Known For : Meenakshi Amman Temple | Alagar Koil | Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

Madurai is one of the oldest cities of India and was ruled by Pandya kings over most of its history. The city is constructed in the form of a lotus and is known as lotus city too.

Best Time : October to March

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54. Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

3.4

10 photos

421 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

Known For : Belum Caves | Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary | Oravakallu Rock Garden

A town of much historical value with beautiful surrounding areas, Kurnool adjures as the sole witness of an era long gone.

Best Time : December to February

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55. Mudumalai National Park, Tamil Nadu

3.1

12 photos

242 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 14 - 28 ° C

Known For : Madumalai National Park | The Jungle Safari | Theppakadu Elephant Camp

Placed on the Nilgiri hills, Mudumalai is largely popular because of its national park which has some exotic varieties of flora and fauna and the scenic landscapes.

Best Time : December to June

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56. Honnemaradu, Karnataka

3.3

10 photos

405 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 29 ° C

Known For : The Honnemardu Reservoir | Dabbe Falls | Rafting

Honnemardu is a small cozy village, by the Honnemardu Reservoir. The deserted village is like a live amusement park, just without any boundaries.

Best Time : October to December, March to Apr

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

Read More 9 Honnemaradu Attractions

57. Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

3.4

14 photos

381 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 28 ° C

Known For : Ranganatha Temple | Pulicat Lake | Mypadu Beach

Nellore is a beautiful city lying on the banks of River Penna and a Municipal Corporation in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Best Time : October to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

Read More 8 Nellore Attractions

58. Palakkad, Kerala

3.2

15 photos

345 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 34 ° C

Known For : Ottapalam | Parambikulam Tiger Reserve | Palakkad Fort

Located near a wide low pass in the Western Ghats mountain ranges, Pallakad is the land of Palmyras and Paddy Fields and is famous as the chief granary of Kerala.

Best Time : July to March

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59. Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka

2.7

15 photos

307 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 29 ° C

Known For : Kodachadri | Jog Falls | Agumbe

With nature in its full bloom, the town of Shimoga has been a home to several great dynasties and kingdoms.

Best Time : July to December

View hotels starting from ₹ 500

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