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Tumkur : Is One of the  Districts in Karnataka which has Mandya District towards South, towards West and Northeast is Chitradurga , Hassan and Chikkamangalore , towards Southeast is Andra Pradesh's Ananthapura District.

Tumkur is 70Km from Capital city Bangalore.it consists of 10 taluks  12 towns 2725 villages.District's area is 10606 sq Kms. Has good Road transport facilities , Transport through train is fantastic.


Kote Anjeneya Swami Statue is newly built statue which is quite charming to look at which also has a beautiful panchamuka Ganapathi temple and Anjeneya temple attached.

Kaidhala Chenna keshava temple: This temple is located on South Kunigal road around 6 km from Tumkur.

 Goravanahalli MahaLakshmi Temple: Goravanahalli MahaLakshmi Temple is located in Goravanahalli, Koratagere taluk of Tumkur district near to Devarayanadurga. It is one of the most famous temple in Karnataka.

Devarayana Durga: Devarayana Durga is a small hill station near Tumkur located amidst dense forest. The rocky stone boulder filled hills rising more than 3000 ft are dotted with several temples. This includes the famous Yoganarasimha and Bhoganarasimha temple. This hills has two source of water call Mangali and Jaya which join together at the foothill at Irukasandra to form the Jayamangali river. These hills are also said to be the source of river Shimsa. One can stay at the traveler’s banglow available there.

 Namadha Chilume: Namadha Chilume is a small streak of water flowing out of a rock. Legend has that during the exile of Ram and Sita, Sita was thristy. So to quench her thrist, Ram shot a arrow on a rock from which water came out. No one knows the source of the water till date. It is located in dense forest. Apart from this one can enjoy the green forest, deer safari and stay at the traveller’s banglow available there. It is located around 8 km from Tumkur.

 

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