Chikmagalur in Karnataka
Chikmagalur (Kannada: ಚಿಕ್ಕಮಗಳೂರು) is a city in Chikmagalur locale of Karnataka. It is known for its espresso estates and Bababudan Giri ranges.
Chikmagalur (Chikka-magaluru) gets its name from "More youthful" (which means Chikka) "Little girl" (Magalu) "City" (Ooru). It is said to have been given as an endowment to the more youthful girl of Rukmangada, the amazing head of Sakrepatna. The locale comprises of both level swamps and mountain areas partitioned into seven taluks. Chikmagalur city is at the foot of most astounding mountain extend in Karnataka.
The region contains the Baba Budan Hills (Chandra Drona Parvatha). The life-supporting streams of Karnataka and different states - Tunga, Bhadra, Hemavati, Vedavati, Yagachi start in the Western Ghat hills of the region. 'Gangamoola' - the wellspring of streams Tunga and Bhadra - is situated close Kudremukh.
The region is an incredible appreciation for a wide range of individuals - trekkers, pioneers, explorers, sightseers, inquire about fans, naxalites and has encountered between common clashes. The wonderful cascades of Kalhatagiri, Hebbe, Shanti, Manikyadhara, Sirimane and a lot progressively regular cascades have won the hearts of explorers. The Muthodi and Bhadra backwoods give living space to different types of feathered creatures and creatures and pull in voyagers. Sringeri, Horanadu, Kalasa, Balehonnur are the popular heavenly places.
The Lakkavalli dam on the waterway Bhadra and Yagachi dam close Belur not just meets every one of the prerequisites of the general population of the region yet in addition underpins the neighborhood environment. Espresso, tea, paddy, arecanuts and flavors are the major rural items. The district is otherwise called Coffee Land since espresso in India was at first become here and is the site of a Coffee Research Station, the first in Asia.
Sanctuaries of Hoysala workmanship are found at Amrutapura and Belavadi. The region of Chikmagalur has brought forth celebrated opportunity strugglers, writers, learned people and legislators. The previous Prime Minister of India, the late Indira Gandhi once spoke to the supporters of Chikmagalur in the Indian Parliament.
Kannada is the transcendent language despite the fact that local people get Hindi and English somewhat.
How to visit Chikmagalur by Air
The closest air terminal to Chikmagalur is Mangalore airplane terminal, 170km from Chikmagalur. Bangalore air terminal is 250km away.
How to visit Chikmagalur by train
Chikmagalur Railway has another railroad line opened on November nineteenth 2013. There is an every day traveler train administration from Shimoga by means of Kadur. For train timings and on-line reservations (inside India) visit the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation's website
Chikmagalur has many hill stations, cascades, sanctuary towns and natural life.
Nearby Activities in Chikmagalur
- Trekking (Mullayyanagiri Trek)
- Trekking at Kudremukh National Park
Chikmagalur is a city situated in the Chikmagalur locale in the Indian province of Karnataka. Situated in the lower regions of the Mullayanagiri run, the city with its ideal atmosphere and espresso homes pulls in sightseers from around the state.
Prevalent for its espresso estates and the perspectives on Mullayyan Giri Ranges, Chikmaglur likewise houses numerous lovely places worth paying a visit.
- Baba Budan giri
- Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kalhatti falls
- Kemmanagundi (KR Hills)
- Kudremukh national park
- Deviramma hill
- Kadambi falls
- Kodanda Ramaswamy sanctuary
- Sharada Temple
More about Chikmagalur
Temples in Chikmagalur
1 Amrutapura Temple, Amrutapura. This sanctuary is found the town of Amrutapura 67 km north of Chikmagalur. Amrutesvara Temple
Balehonnur. (refreshed Apr 2015
2 Veera Narayana Temple (Belavadi), Belavadi. The town Belavadi is home to this notable sanctuary. It is found around 30 km from Chikmagature Veera Narayana Temple, Belavadi on Veera Narayana Temple, Belavadi
Shree Kshetra Horanadu Annapooraneshwari Temple (Busses not visit from Chikmaglur. Ordinary transports accessible from Bangalore and Hassan by means of Mudigere). Around 80 km from chikmaglur; Famous for the Annapooraneshwari Temple, or the Goddess of Food. Consequently, Lunch and Dinner is an unquestionable requirement have here, as it is considered a direct Prasadam by the Goddess. Situated on bhadra River
The Roads wind around the ghats. Self driving not suggested, except if one is natural arranging the ghat territories consistently.
Navigates accessible as a bundle interfacing Sringeri and horanadu and returning back to Chikmaglur on same day , at pre-fixed costs (refreshed Apr 2015 |
Kalasa Shiva Temple. Found 5 km from Horanadu. Sanctuary committed to Lord Shiva a.k.a Lord Vishwanatha. Accepted to be the Kashi of the South, inferable from the nearness of Annapooraneshwari Temple at 5 km separation, like Kashi Kshetra. Principle fascination is the icons of a Male and Female Elephant pulling the storage compartment of the tree, the way toward eating up an evil spirit (refreshed Apr 2015
Sringeri Sharadha Peetham (Regular transports accessible). 100 km from Chikmaglur, is the Sharada peetham of Sringeri, built up by Shri Adi Shankarar. It is stated, that while Adi shankarar hunt down a spot for building up a Devi Peetham, he achieved the banks of Tunga River. It was raining vigorously. Right then and there, he saw that a Frog was in the process of childbirth, unfit to move in the downpour. A cobra, now, spread its hood and shielded the frog from the downpour . Adi shankarar finished up , that no other spot could be better for building up the Peetham and quickly picked it
sharada Devi, manifestation of Adi Parasakthi , in learning structure, is the principle god. There is likewise an old Hoysala type Temple on the banks of Tunga River lodging 3 different Sannidhis. The Ashrama of the Head, is on the other bank of the stream, and an extension interfaces over. The Ashrama has a serene climate (refreshed Apr 2015.