Madhugiri Overview
Madhugiri is a small town in Tumkur district of Karnataka that is home to one of Asia’s largest monoliths and the second largest in the world. It is located 100km from Bangalore, most of the tourists visit this place to see the famous Madhugiri Fort. This famous fort was built during the reign of the Vijayanagar Dynasty. Apart from the Fort, Madugiri also offers other attractions such as the MaidanaHalli Blackbuck Sanctuary, Chennarayana Durga, Thimmalapura Forest, Siddara Betta, and many other temples.

The place is also very famous for manufacturing handloom clothes and blankets. You can visit the market places and explore the variety of these locally manufactured clothes and other products. Madhugiri located at a height of 3930 feet also offers some of the best trekking and hiking trails.   

Plan a trip to Madhugiri between the months of October to March. This is the best time as the weather is pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Summers are not conducive at all as the temperatures go really high at around 38°C to 40°C. Monsoons bring with it moderate to heavy showers which can dampen your trip. Trekking is also not advisable during this time as the trails get muddy and quite slippery as well.
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