Some of the famous sightseeing at the Nandi Hills and its foot hills are:
Tippu Drop was the place where convicts or prisoners were pushed to death during the reign of Tippu.
Tippus Summer Residence also known as Tashk-e-Jannat (Heaven’s Envy) a beautiful palace resembling the Dariya Daulat at Srirangapatna was built in 1791 on top of this hill. The fort covers a huge area of 90 acres and is above 4,851 feet above sea level.
A soldier could hide in this well constructed fort and shoot in all four directions at the same time. The fort has five arches with minarets owing the art and architecture of Tipu’s regime.
There are many paintings on walls and ceilings but are maintained in bad shape. This palace is closed to the general public.
Secret Tunnel: A secret tunnel on the west is believed to have helped the Kings to escape during unforeseen attacks.
Horse Way: This tract for the Horses is in the fort on the North-eastern side, specially made for Tippu soldiers to climb the hill on horseback.
Amrutha Sarovara : This lake atop hill is formed by the water-lets flowing from the hills. It has clear cooling water with does not dry throughout the year.
Rivers: The rivers Pennar, Palar and Arkavati originate from these hills. Most of the sources have dried up Arkavathi River takes its birth on the south-west of the hill.
The Gandhi Nilaya and Nehru House are mini museums guest houses dedicated to our great National leaders Mahatma Gandhiji and Nehurji.
Brahmashram: It is said that Sage Ramakrishna Paramhamsa meditated here. It’s a cool cave with serene environment. The place has big rock structures.
Muddenahalli: The home town of Sri M.Visveswaraya, the architect of modern Karnataka. Muddenahalli is just a few Kilometers from Nandi Hills. The house of this genius is now a museum. Sri M.Visveswaraya initially studied in Chikballapur.
Also visit SSS Temple (Sri Shirdi Sai Baba, Sri Subramanya, Sri Shanimahaathma Temple), H.S. Garden, Chikballapur.
Gavi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple: on the way to the Sultanpet, from Tippus palace, natural formation of
Apart from these, there are other interesting places like Anjaneya temple, Nellikayi Basavanna, Antaragange, Baananthi Bande, Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple etc.