Are you an avid lover of history? Do forts, battles, conquests, formation, and destruction of kingdoms that have been part of the history excite you? If you answered yes then gear up for your next big adventure. Around hundred kilometers from the city of Bangalore, Channarayana Durga, a perfect trekking destination, lies in the Tumkur […]
Madhugiri, a popular tourist destination lies in the district of Tumkur in Karnataka. Asia’s second largest monolith, Madhugiri stands at a height of 3930 feet. A rock dome is the highlight of this place and fort stands on top of it. The climb is quite steep and there are three gateways to the fort. A ruined Gopalakrishna temple lies on top of the hill. Madhugiri fort has great historical importance and was originally constructed in the17th century by Raja Hira Gowda. The magnificence of this fort has been attracting tourists from far off places. Malleswara and Venkataramana are two temples situated in Madhugiri and a Jain temple is also seen within the fort. Malleswara and Venkataramana temples are quite famous for its Dravidian style architecture and lofty towers and are quite popular among tourists.
Madhugiri Fort. Image courtesy Sangrambiswas
Madhugiri also has a number of tourist attractions like Channarayana Durga, Siddara Betta, Timmalapura Forests and Jayamangali Blackbuck Reserve. Channarayana Durga is a fort that has a number of sculptures and a temple that’s partially destroyed. Some of the sculptures have stood the test of time. Siddara Betta is famous for a natural spring that has medicinal value. Sree Harihareshwara Swamy temple built in A.D 979 is another historic temple in this town which attracts a number of tourists. The best time to visit Madhugiri would be between October and March. Read more about Madhugiri
Madhugiri Fort lies in Madhugiri which is in the Tumkur district in the State of Karnataka. Madhugiri is a single hill and the second largest monolith in entire Asia. The small town is at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore and is famous for its fort and temples. Many tourists visit Madhugiri to visit […]
Madhugiri, a small town lies at a distance of 105 kms from Bangalore. Very well known for its fort, Madhugiri is about 43 kms from Tumkur. Tourists are attracted to this small town for various sights. Madhugiri is at a height of 3930 feet and it is a single hill. Here are some of the […]
Madhugiri is called the educational district of Karnataka owing to the vast educational institutions in the district. The extent of education obtainable in the area is spread right from primary education to degree education. There are nursing colleges and diploma colleges located within the area. The Lal Bahadur Education Society is a college dedicated to […]
Siddara Betta is one of the most visited places near Madhugiri. Surrounded by rocky hills, temples and caves, the tourist place is located at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore in Tumkur. This place is most visited by trekkers and adventurers as well as pilgrims who come to Siddara Betta for the Shrine of […]