How to Reach: Bangalore - Nelamangala - Banavadi - Shivagange
Exact Location: It is about 50 km from Bangalore near Dobbspet Village.
Nearest Town: Bangalore (50 km), Tumkur (8+ km)
Distance from Bangalore: 50 km
Best Time to Visit: October to March.
Other Attractions in the Vicinity
Goravanahalli Mahalaxmi Temple: Located close to Bangalore and about 30 km from Tumkur, Goravanahalli Mahalaxmi is an ancient temple known for its unique architecture. Its one of the major pilgrim centers in Koratagere.
Siddara Betta: Around 95 km from Bangalore, Siddara Betta, which means hill of saints, is a well known Shiva pilgrim center. Legends say that at this place, 9000 pious spiritual men worshipped Lord Shiva and were freed from this mortal world. Along with pilgrims, the place also attracts trekkers and rock climbers because of its rocky mountains and caves, which are crevices formed between rock and boulders. Bird watchers also frequent Siddara Betta, and the place is rich in medicinal herbs.
Devarayanadurga: Devarayanadurga is located around 71 kms from Bangalore on Tumkur road. It hosts the natural water spring Namada Chilume, which is a small stream of water coming out of the ground. Yoganarasimha and Bhoganarasimha temples are located on the hill.