Mylara Lingeshwara Temple is a Shiva temple in Bellary. Know more about the legends associated with Mylara Lingeshwara Temple
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, renamed as Ballari, is a history city in the Bellary districts of Karnataka. Know more about sightseeing, temples and how to reach Bellary.
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