Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India is well-known for its fast-paced lifestyle. If you are stressed and want to spend a weekend away from the crowds, the capital of Karnataka, there are several places to help in the city.
Breathe the fresh air this weekend in the picturesque hamlet of Lepakshi of Andhra Pradesh. The city is mythological because one believes that the bird Jatayu fell here trying to protect Sita. One of the main attractions of the site is high statue of Nandi 4.5 m, which is the second-largest rock-hewn statue in India.
The Lepakshi Temple, dedicated to Veerbhadreshwar is designed by nature with unique sculptures and comes suspended with an amazing column.
Lepakshi suspended abutment
The wall paintings of Vijaynagara improve the beauty of the sanctuary. Shopping fans will love the brass paintings, paintings street Cherial and Banjara embroidery. You can cover all the sights in the half of the day.
Temple times: 6am to 7pm
Distance from Bangalore: 123 km
2. Srirangapatna Bangalore
This is a beautiful island river Karnataka. Enjoy a few heavenly moments weekend in Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple of the city; Dedicated Lord Vishnu is one of the largest temples in the state.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Bangalore
This capital of Tipu Sultan is also famous for the Gumbaz, the mausoleum of Sultan Palace Daria Daulat. Bird lovers can enjoy a trip to the bird sanctuary Ranganathithu while the shores of the Kaveri River are ideal picnic areas. One day is enough to complete the tour of the city.
Distance Bangalore: 124 km
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3. Shivanasamudra Falls
Enjoy the natural bliss to one of the 45 largest waterfalls in the world this monsoon in Karnataka. Rejuvenate with cold water splash Shivanasamudra Falls.
Another attraction of the island is the Shivanasamudra Ranganatha Temple, one of the monuments of the architecture of Hoysala temple. Jagan Mohan dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, the temple attracts various statues of the goddess Kaveri, snake Takshaka, Ramanujacharya, Alwars and Sugriva. It’s just a day trip to the falls.
Distance from Bangalore: 130 km
Somnathpur is another paradise for the peace of Karnataka. This small village is known for the temple Prasanna Chennakeshava, on the banks of the Kaveri River. The 13th century temple Hoysala has beautifully shaped idols of Kesava, Janardhana and Venugopala.
Prasanna Chennakeshava temple
Another amazing feature of the temple is its 16 ceilings from 16 different stages of the banana flower. As you are allowed into the temple barefoot, so it is better to visit the sanctuary during the winter, that is, from October to March. You can complete the exploration of the temple in the half of the day.
Temple times: 9am to 5:30 am
Distance from Bangalore: 137 km
One of the most popular attractions of Karnataka heritage is this city known for its Jain temples. Shravanabelagola houses the highest monolithic statue in the world, 58 meters high, Bahubali during Gomateswara Temple, at an altitude of 3347 meters away gives a panoramic view of the city.
Odegal Basadi, Tyadada Kamba Basadi Siddhara, Chennanna Basadi, Akhanda Bagilu, Basque Basand, Chandraprabha Basadi and Kattale Basadi are just some of the Jain temples on the hills of Shravanabelagola. The Mahamastakabhisheka Festival celebrated every 12 years the biggest festival of the city. It will take a whole day to explore all the shrines in the city.
Distance Bangalore: 140 km
The majestic scent of sandalwood invites tourists to Mysore. This beautiful city is known for its great palaces and is known as a shopping arcade. While the Mysore Palace is the quintessential treasure Chamundi Temple inches of the ancient Karnataka. Children can enjoy the zoo in Mysore while the Brindavan Gardens are the best place to rest your tired feet. You must book 2 days to visit all the attractions of Mysore.
Distance Bangalore: 139 km
7. Hogenakkal cases
Your holiday can not be better than all the stress laundry with cold splash natural waterfalls. The Hogenakkal Falls is known in the People’s mouth as Nigara India because of its white water majestically the hills.
Bangalore, Valle Del Silicio of India is known for its hectic lifestyle.
8. Horsley Hills
The mountain station Horsley is an ideal retreat from active life Bangalore. Located at an altitude of 1265 meters, this hill town has several tourist attractions including Lake Gangotri, views, Galibanda, Environment Horsley Hills Park and Museum.
FEBRUARY-MAY is the best time to visit the place. You can fully explore the place in one day.
Distance Bangalore: 166 km
9. Yelagiri Hills
This hill station is another entrance so famous for the residents of the week Bangalore because of its friendly atmosphere and sports facilities. Feel the life as a free bird with paragliding or enjoy the colors of life in the summer festival Yelagiri. Visit the site from April to May or November and February. Temple Velvan, Jalagamparai Falls and the park are other popular places of the city. You can take the place in two days.
Distance to Bangalore: 178 km
10. Biligiri Ranga Hills
If you love wildlife, visit the Wildlife Sanctuary Biligiri Rangaswamy this weekend. While 50 bird species you like to see with their sweet little birds, elephants, lobes, gaur and wild dogs, you can see in their natural habitat. Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple 500 years is another attraction of the place. Visit Biligiri between October and May for the best experience.
Biligiri Ranga Hills
Temple times: 5.00 to 11.00 and 17.00 to 20.00.
Sanctuary Hours: 6,00-18,00
Safari hours: 6,00-8,00 and 15,00-17,00.
Distance from Bangalore 170km
Therefore, spend a weekend near your city affordable cost and have a great weekand