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Ramanathapura Temples
The temples of Ramanathapura stand testimony to the architectural grandeur of the Chola and Hoysala ages, writes B M Ravi Bettasoge.Hassan brings to one's mind art, culture and history. It has made a name for itself as a tourist destination, a haven of art and as a strong inter-link between the past and the future....more
Shravanabelagola Temples
Shravanabelagola is one of the most popular Jain pilgrim centers located in the Hassan district of Karnataka state. Shravanabelagola is at a distance of 52 Kms from Hassan town, the headquarters of the Hassan district and 146 Kms from Bangalore. In Kannada (the state language), 'Bel' means white and 'kola' means the pond, an allusion to the beautiful pond in the middle of the town.Shravanabelagola is wedged between two rocky hills - Vindyagiri and Chandragiri. ....more
Belur Archeology
Belur was the early capital of the Hoysala Empire. With Halebidu which is only 16 km away, this is one of the major tourist destinations in Karnataka, India. Belur is located in Hassan district. According to inscriptions discovered here, it was also referred to as Velapuri.Belur is the Chennakesava temple complex which contains the Chennakesava Temple....more
Halebid Archeology
The present day Halebid was earlier known as Dorasamudra. This was the capital of the Hoyasala kingdom, which became prominent in the Mysore area in the 12th-13th century after the Ganga dynasty. The fort and pa;ace no longer exist. Now it is a small village with a group of temples.....more
Shravanabelagola Archeology
Jainism was born in Bihar in East India. When there was a great famine it is said that saint Bahubali along with his followers, came to Karnataka. The ruler of the Murya empire of the time Chandragupta, who considered Bahubali a sint , followed him and also undertook a fast unto death to propagate non-voilance.....more
Belur Historical
Belur in Hassan district (222 kms from Bangalore and 38 kms from Hassan) is famous for its magnificent Hoysala Temple Complex. The Chennakeshava temple here was completed in 1116 by Hoysala Vishnuvardhana to commemorate his victory over the Chola.....more
Doddagadduvalli
About 16km (10 miles) from Hassan on the way to Belur is Doddagaddavalli, a village popular for the 12th century Lakshmi Devi temple.Doddagaddavalli is set in a scenic rural environment. According to the legends the temple was built in 1114 A.D. by a merchant called Kallahana Rahuta, a merchant or high officer in the Hoysala court.....more
Halebid Historical
Halebidu is located in Hassan district in Karnataka.Ketumalla, the chief of staff of Hoysala Kingdom, built this temple during 1121 A.D and attributed to his king, Vishnuvardhana and queen, Shantala Devi. Even then it is learnt that it took 105 years to complete.....more
Harnavalli Archeology
In the 13th century when the Hoysala kingdom was at the peak of it’s power, a temple was constructed in every area, its detailed sculptures and decorations.....more
Shrvanabelogola Historical
Shravanabelagola is one of the most popular Jain pilgrim centers located in the Hassan district of Karnataka state. Shravanabelagola is at a distance of 52 Kms from Hassan town, the headquarters of the Hassan district and 146 Kms from Bangalore.....more
Koravangala Archeology
Koravangala is a store house of Hoysala architecture. This scenic village, earlier called Kora Mangala, is home to three Hoysala style temples of the 12th century. All the temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva....more
Bisle Ghat Hills
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Mosale Archeology
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Hemavati River

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Hemavati River

About:

The Hemavati River is a very important tributary of the Kaveri River. It starts in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 1,219 metres[1] near Ballala rayana durga in the Chikmagalur District of the state of Karnataka, in southern India, and flows through Chikkamagalooru, Hassan District and Mysore district before joining the Kaveri near Krishnarajasagara. It is approximately 245 km long and has a drainage area of about 5,410 km. A large reservoir has been built on the river at Gorur in the Hassan district. Hemavati is also the name of a Melakarta Raga in the carnatic music tradition.

Location info:

Address:It starts in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 1,219 metres[1] near Ballala rayana durga in the Chikmagalur District of the state of Karnataka, in southern India, and flows through Chikkamagalooru, Hassan District and Mysore district before joining the Kaveri near Krishnarajasagara
District:Chikmagalur District.
Nearest City:
Best time to visit: The Best season to visit would be from September to March.

Climate/Weather:

It is generally cool throughout the year, with a maximum temperature of 28 C.

History:


Interesting things to do:

Sanctuary, taking picnics to the picturesque Kemmanagundi and Bababudangiri hills or just trekking around the region.

Interesting things to Visit:

Chikmagalur is a calm, serene town full of scenic surprises. Hills, valleys, streams and snow-white coffee blossoms are all here to woo. In and around Chikmagalur there are beautiful hill stations and places of picturesque beauty.

Mobile range info:


How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:The nearest Rail Junction is Mangalore
Nearest Airport:The nearest airport is Mangalore
Road Transport:It is 170 kms from Mangalore and 240 kms Bangalore

Nearest Visiting places:

Kemmanagundi (54 kms): Kemmanagundi An ideal retreat of solitude and natural beauty, located in Baba-Budam range. Placed at a height of 4,702 ft. above sea level, Kemmanagundi has a bracing climate, mineral-enriched water and a tranquil verdant mountains cape.

Sringeri (98 kms): This well-known pilgrim centre is situated on the banks of Tunga river. Adishankara, exponent of the Advaita philosophy had founded this monastery.The chief attraction being the 12 zodiac pillars in the Vidya Shankara temple, which are so arranged that the Sun's rays fall on the particular pillar corresponding to the month.

Kudremukh (95 kms): Kudremukh South-west of Chilmagalur is the secluded hill station of Kudremukh. Situated 1894 m above sea level, the Kudremukh hills overlook the Arabian Sea and are chained to one another with deep valleys and steep precipices.

Bhandra Wildlife Sanctuary (38kms): North-west, this sanctuary is a must-see for wildlife enthusiasts. Gaur, chital, sambar, elephants and tigers are some of the wildlife found here.

Amruthapura: About 10 kms form Tarikere, this little town has a 800 year old temple dedicated to Amrutheswara.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Chikmagalur

Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation:

The Serai, Eagle Eye Holiday Home (Resort), Taj Garden Retreat (Resort), Texwoods (Resort), Winter Greens (Eco Resort), Kerehaklu Resort (an Eco Retreat)

Homestays & Estate Bungalows Nature Nirvana (Estate Bungalow), Castle Rock (Homestay), Kerehaklu Eco Retreat - Aldur, Thippanahalli (Homestay)

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Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:Chikmagalur
Nearest Hospital:Chikmagalur
Society/Community Phone Number
Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemavati_River
http://www.karnataka.com/tourism/chikmagalur/
http://nwda.gov.in/index3.asp?sublink2id=20
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Hemavati-River-42551.htm