Nandi Hills or Nandidurg or Nandi Betta is an ancient hill fortress of situated in the Chikkaballapur district near Bangalore. Read more about Nandi Hills here.

The River Arkavati

The Arkavati (Arkavathi/Arkavathy) is one of the tributaries of the river Kaveri. It originates in Nandi Hills, Chikkaballapura and is one of the largest mountain rivers in Karnataka. Arkavati is joined by its tributaries Kumudavathi, Suvarnamukhi, Vrushbhavati before it joins Kaveri at Sangama. Reservoirs The river is important in that it supplies 20% of the […]

Nandi Hills Sight Seeing

Amrutha Sarovar, Bhoganandishwara Temple, Nandi Hills

Some of the famous sightseeing at the Nandi Hills and its foot hills are: Tippu Drop was the place where convicts or prisoners were pushed to death during the reign of Tippu. Tippus Summer Residence also known as Tashk-e-Jannat (Heaven’s Envy) a beautiful palace resembling the Dariya Daulat at Srirangapatna was built in 1791 on […]

Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple

Shiva idol in Bhoga nandeeshwara temple, Nandi Hills

District: Bangalore Rural Town: Nandi Hills Temple: Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple The Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple is located in Nandi Hills Area, in Bangalore Rural district. It is a perfect weekend getaway for the city-weary people of Bangalore. The hills offer many places of interest amidst pristine forests, including the Nandi fort built by […]

Nandi Hills

Cricket on Nandi Hills. Photographer Nagesh Kamath

  Nandi Hills or Nandidurg or Nandi Betta is an ancient hill fortress of situated in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka. This is a group of hills that lies at an average elevation of about 1,478 meters (4,851 feet) above the sea level, at a distance of about 65 km from Bangalore, on the way […]