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Things to do in Hassan

Other than visiting the Hasanamba Temple that is open to pilgrims once a year during October, and viewing few other ancient structures, there is nothing much on Hassan’s list of things to do. Most visitors make Hassan the base to visit the different nearby towns and villages that have a number of ancient temples and other structures with Hoysala Architecture. These places are of great interest for a history buff and have fascinating views.

Shop for silk, sandalwood, ivory and various decorative items from Hassan. Try local raagi ball meal or simply enjoy the regular South Indian food in local dhabas and restaurants.

Sightseeing in Hassan


Sightseeing in Hassan is all about visiting the Hasanamba Temple that is open to pilgrims only once a year for about a week during second Ashwayuja (October)and ancient structures in Hassan.

Shopping in Hassan


Shopping in Hassan can be a delightful experience, with a range of options to choose from.

Activities in Hassan


There are not many activities in Hassan, however if you step out of the town then some of the activities you may enjoy here include trekking, rafting, kayaking and swimming.

NearBy Places in Hassan


Shravanabelagola is situated 51 km southeast of Hassan and is one of the holiest places for the Jains.

Eating Out in Hassan


Eating out in Hassan is all about savouring local delicacies.

The prominent hotel in the city is the Hotel Ashok Hassan that serves both North Indian and South Indian dishes.

Festivals & Events in Hassan


Hassanamba Temple Festival is the main festival in Hassan that is held every year in the month of October in the honour of the presiding deity who is believed to be the protector of the city of Hassan.


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