Kurudumale is a sacred place located in Mulbagal in the Kolar district. The temple is at a distance of just 10 kilometres from Mulbagal town. Kurudumale is famous for the Ganesha Temple that has attracted people from near and far for years. Home to one of the biggest idols, the Kurudumale Ganesha Temple has a […]
Kolar, which lies on the southern plains of the Indian state of Karnataka, is the headquarters of Kolar District. This town which is also called the Golden City of India is famous for Kolar gold fields where gold mining is done. One of the largest producers of milk in the country, Kolar is also referred to as the land of mangoes and silk. This little town export mangoes to various nations like the USA, the UK, and the UAE. This place is also well known for the Someshwara temple which is considered to be a monument of national importance and is protected by the Archaeological Survey of India. Kolaramma is considered to be the goddess of Kolar and the Kolaramma temple is also quite famous.
Kolaramma Temple. Image courtesy Shravan Kamath94
Being famous for some of the historical temples and caves, this place is a popular tourist destination. Besides the Someshwara temple and Kolaramma temple, Kolar is also well known for places like Antharagange caves, Avani, and Kotilingeshwara temple. Antharagange caves attract a number of tourists, the main reason being there is a pond in the temple which gets a continuous flow of underground water which comes from the mouth of a stone bull. The best time to visit this place would be during the months of November to February. Read more about Kolar here.
The temple of Kolaramma is more than a thousand years old. It is located in the Kolar town of Karnataka and the deity of the temple is Goddess Kolaramma. It was built in the Southern Style of architecture by Cholas. Goddess Kolaramma is worshiped as Goddess Durga. There are two prominent temples located in Kolar, […]
The Kotilingeshwara Temple lies in a very small village named Kammasandra in the Kolar district. The temple is extremely famous because of the largest and the tallest Shivalinga present in Asia. More than 2 lac devotees visit this temple every year. Maha Shivaratri is a special occasion and a large number of devotees make it […]
The epical golden city of Kolar is the doorway to Tirumala (Tiriputi Temple), the abode of Lord Venkateswara and is located in the southern state of Karnataka. It is about 70 km from the capital city Bangalore (Bengaluru). The city is famous for its holy temples like Someshwara and Kolaramma temples. Historical significance of […]
Anthargange is a hill range that is blessed with unique natural beauty. The rocky hill range is situated at a height of about 1226 metres from sea level in the Kolar district of Karnataka, approximately 70 km from Bangalore. The main attractions of Anthargange are numerous volcanic rock formations and a series of natural caves […]
Karnataka has a variety of trekking destinations to suit the enthusiast. Among the top five treks in Karnataka is the Antaragange trek. The volcanic rocks and caves along this trek offer exploration opportunities for the enthusiast. Getting To Antaragange Antaragange is at a distance of 65 km from Bangalore. Antaragange is at a distance of […]
District: Kolar Town: Kolar town Temple: Someshwara Someshwara Temple Kolar is located 68 km from the city of Bangalore, on the Chennai-Bangalore National Highway. Kolar boasts of a rich history with the fortresses and temples built under the reign of several dynasties. Someshwara Temple – Overview Someshwara Temple is located in the heart of the […]
District: Kolar Town: Kolar town Temple: Antaragange Antaragange is a mountain located in the Shathashrunga mountain range. It is located three kilometers from Kolar in the direction of Kolar Betta, the series of mountains that form the temple backdrop. This is a sacred spot consecrated with a temple and tank which receives water from a […]