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Domed Gateway, Hampi – Grand Entryway of the Past

The Domed Gateway is an ancient doorway situated in the town of Hampi. The huge entrance gateway is an interesting structure that attracts visitors’ attention. It is one of the well-preserved structures of Hampi and has managed to withstand the test of time and human destruction. Quick Facts Timing: Open on all days of the […]

Bhima's Gate, Hampi. Photographer Lakshmisharath

Bhima’s Gate, Hampi – An Impressive Entry Way

Bhima’s Gate is one of the massive gateways of the fortified Vijayanagara Empire. The prominent structure is one of the many gateways that allowed one to enter the walled city in the ancient days. Bhima’s Gate is located between the domed gate and the Ganagitti Jaina Temple. It is considered to be one of the […]

lotus mahal, hospet near Hampi

Lotus Mahal, Hampi – A Spectacular Sight among the Architectural Ruins

The Lotus Mahal or Lotus Palace is a unique structure located among the rich architectural ruins of Hampi. This majestic structure is a part of the Zenana Enclosure, a secluded area reserved for the royal ladies of the Vijayanagara Empire. The Lotus Mahal is also known as the Chitragani Mahal and Kamal Mahal. The highlight […]

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ISKCON Bangalore. Image source asratravels.com

Top 10 Must Visit Temples in Bangalore

Bengaluru has over 1000 temples both old and new. In the heart of this modern IT city are temples that date back as early as the 10th century. Here is a look at 10 of the most famous temples in Bangalore. 1. Chokkanathaswamy Temple Nestled in a place called Domlur near the Airport is Benagluru’s […]

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Hotels in Chikmagalur

  Guest house/lodge Address Phone Number A/c Govt/Pvt Govt. recgnd or Not Taj Garden Retreat, K.M.Road, Chikmgalur 08262-220042/44 Fully Air conditioned Private Recognised by Govt. Malenadu Paradise,I.G.Road Chikmagalur 08262- 234531 Some rooms Private Recognised by Govt. Mount Palace, I.G.Road, Chikmagalur 08262-237050 Some rooms Private Recognised by Govt. Soundarya residency, I.G. Road,C’Magalur 08262- 235257 Some rooms […]

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64 pillars temple, Anegundi. Image source Raghu


Anegundi is located  in a village in Gangavathi taluk of Koppal district across river Tungabhadra. It has history which is almost 5,000 years old. It is at a distance of 5 kms from Hampi. It is also, believed to be the monkey kingdom of Kishkinda in the epic of Ramayana. Anegundi means in Kannada “elephant […]

Mango mela, Lalbagh, Bangalore

Mango Mela in Lalbagh

The Mango Mela has been held in the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bengaluru during the height of the mango season for the past few years. It is held for a month and is an event that attracts mango lovers from around the city. This year the Department of Horticulture inaugurated the Mango Mela on 24th May […]

Engineering Colleges in Tumkur

Channabasaveshwara Institute Of Technology N.H.206,B.H.Road, Gubbi, Tumkur-572 216 Phone: (08131) 223818 / 22365 Fax: (08131) 223177 H.M.S Institute Of Technology N.H.-4,Kesaramandu post, Kyathsandra, Tumkur- 572104 Phone: (0816) 2243769/ 22141313 Fax: (0816) 2214305 Kalpataru Institute Of Technology B.H.Road, Tiptur-672 202 Phone: (08134) 251267 Fax: (08134) 251939 Siddanganga Institute Of Technology B.H.Road, Tumkur-572 103 Phone: (0816) 2282696 […]