Mylara Lingeshwara temple is dedicated to Mailari God, a form of Lord Shiva in Mylara. Mylara is in the center of Karnataka. The temple is in Bellary district. Mylara Lingeshwara Temple – Legends In legends Mallasura, a demon, and his brother performed penitence and with the blessing of Brahma, obtained the blessing that none in […]
Located in the state of Karnataka in India, the historic city of Bellary lies in the Bellary district. This place is considered to be one of the major cities in Karnataka and lies at a distance of 306 kilometers from Bangalore. Bellary is famous for a number of Neolithic Archaeological sites like the Budhihal, Sanganakallu, Tekkalakote, Kupgal, and Kudithini. The largest Neolithic site, Sanganakallu, lies in an area of 1000 acres in this city. The Ballari Gudda and the Kumbara Gudda are the two granite hills on which this city and its headquarters are situated in. Besides a strong historical background, this place is also known for its metallic and non-metallic mineral resources. A number of temples and monuments that are rich in history make this place quite popular among tourists and lovers of history.
Bellary Fort. Image courtesyMarc Roberts
One of the oldest temples in India, Kumaraswamy, which is nearly a 1000 years old lies in this city and is a favorite spot for tourists and pilgrims.
Another site of historical importance is the Bellary Fort, built on a monolithic rock and has a history of more than 3000 years. The other places that are worth visiting in and around Bellary are the Turkish Martyr's Graveyard, Kuntegadda Park and the Kattegudda Park, and the Colonial Buildings of the British. October to March is the best time to visit this city. Read more about Bellary
Bellary (Ballari), a historic city, gets its name from ‘Balari’, which is a name for Goddess Durga. There is another legends and folklore that suggest that the name was derived from Indra when he slew a demon Balla. Bellary also gets its mention during the rule of dynasties like Satavahanas, Kadambas, Kalachuryas and Hoysalas. The […]
District: Bellary Town: Mylara Temple: Kuruvathi Basaveshwara Temple The Kuruvathi Basaveshwara Temple is located in the Bellary district of Karnataka. It is located in the Hoovina Hadagali Taluq. It lies two kilometers away from Mylara which has the famous Lingeshwara Temple and 39 km away from Ranebennur, the location of the Ranebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary Kuruvathi […]
District: Bellary Town: Krauncha Giri Temple: Subramanya Temple Krauncha Giri is famous for the Subramanya temple located in Bellary district in Karnataka. Krauncha Giri – Overview Krauncha Giri, located 10 km away from Sandur in Bellary district, is the site of the famous Kumaraswami temple. The mountain Krauncha Giri itself is shaped like an ellipse, […]