Nelamangla, one of the major tourist places in Karnataka, is located in the Bangalore rural district of Karnataka state in India. It lies between two highways, NH 48 (Bangalore-Mangalore) and NH 4 (Mumbai-Chennai) which is north of Bangalore city. The literacy rate of this town is 87.25%.
Nelamangla district is famous for its temples and celebrations. The official language is Kannada.
Tourist Places near Nelamangla
The district has a lot many places for a tourist to visit. Vishnwa Shanti Ashram is a beautiful park situated at Binnamangla which is a great place for spiritual visits and can be a picnic spot. The huge statues of Panduranga, Geeta Mandir, Ashtalaksmi Temple, Vinayaka Temple and the Vishwaroopa Vijaya Vittal have been placed inside the park. The other attractions in and around the area include:
- Vijya Vithal Temple
- Udhbhava Ganesha Temple
- Shiva Temple(located at Adepete, Nelamangla pond, Binnamangla)
- Rajaguru Temple
- Lakshmi Venkat Raghavana Swami Temple
- Peenya Industrial Area
Shri Rangnatha Swamy Temple, situated in . T.Beguru, is another major attraction in Nelamangla. It’s an ancient temple which has been recently renovated . T.Beguru is situated on NH4 about 9.1 kms away from the main town of Nelamangla.
Weather in Nelamangla
The best time to visit Nelamangla is during July when the temperature is around 37 degrees and the rains are also round the corner. It is advisable to take light clothes and an Umbrella.
Connectivity To Nelamangla
The town is connected by two National Highways. The easiest way to reach Nelamangla is by car or bus. By booking a cab or a taxi to Nelamangla ,it is a 36 minutes drive from Bengaluru. There is a rail route from Bengaluru to Nelamangla which was started recently. The closest airport is in Bengaluru.
Hotels and Resorts near Nelamangla
There are many good hotels and resort nearby this famous tourist center in Karnataka. A few of them are:
- Shreyas Retreat Hotels: 080 – 2773 7102/ +91 99161 10429
- Dharmsree Resorts: 080-2770 0257/ 2770 0263, +91 98444 90970/99456 95150
- Sri Karba Hotel: +91 99451 23576
- Al-Mubarak Hotel : +91 99450 26235
- TSL Club: +91 96323 33235/ 080 4173 2777