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Places Near Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur being surrounded by hills offers an extensive list of places that are must see and are in the vicinity of the city. Some of the places near Chikmagalur that you can visit while here are listed below for your convenience.

Kemmannagundi is a former royal hill station of the Wodeyars and is just 58km from Chikmagalur, which is an interesting place around Chikmagalur. The hill station offers captivating views with typically aromatic coffee estates snuggled high up in the hills, tall silver oak trees and rolling green hills that rejuvenates your mind, body, and soul. And if you happen to travel between mid September to February you can let your eyes feast on the floral treat from the Horticultural Department Guest house.

Caution: Post monsoons the place can get quite foggy in addition to the fact that the road is narrow and bad. Travelling with children then the visit to Hebbe Falls is a must as it cab be a fun day trip for the whole family. According to the locals it is far much better than the famous Jog Falls in Shimoga and bathing in this fall is believed to be therapeutic. You can walk down for about two kilometres to take jeep that will drive you to the falls.

In case you don’t mind climbing the road with loads of curves and turns then Mullaiyanagiri is a must visit place near Chikmagalur. The highest peak in Karnataka with the temple on top being the state’s highest point, Mullaiyanagiri offers stunning view from the top as you are treated to the green carpet of silver oak trees, a lake at a distance and the other mountain ranges nearby.

If you are the religious types then you can visit the places that are famous for their temples and shrines in the city. One such place is Belavadi – the place with numerous ancient temples and shrines. Just 29 km southeast of Chikmagalur town, the place is famous for its most prominent temple -- Veera Narayana Temple.

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