Bengaluru: This post is for you if you are a working person based in Bengaluru or even a college student and are organising a close-by excursion with your friends or family. We are giving you a list of locations that you may travel to in a short amount of time and then return to the same day without having to worry about requesting time off from work or school. Here is a list of the sites you absolutely must visit.
About 60 kilometres from Bengaluru, there is a mountain called Shivagange that is renowned for its temples and scenic surroundings. The well-known location is often referred to as the “Dakshina Kashi,” or the “Kashi of the South,” because from a distance it resembles a gigantic “Shiva Linga.” Additionally, individuals frequently picked it as their preferred picnic location. Within an hour and a half, a car can arrive at the location from the city.
2. Nandi Hills
Once the summer retreat destination of Tipu Sultan, the Nandi Hills are a favourite destination for birdwatchers and hikers. Moreover, the hills also have temples dating back to the great Chola empire. Situated at a height of 4851 feet above sea level, the hills are a showcase of shrines, majestic pillars, and beautifully carved arches. The place is 62 km away from Bengaluru and can be reached by car in 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Situated in the Kolar district of Karnataka, the beautiful hill range is one of the favourite destinations of people living near Bengaluru. Anthargange refers to the everlasting spring that pours through the rocks from the middle of the mountains. The name directly translates to ‘Inner Stream’ or ‘Ganges from the Deep’ in Kanada. The name literally means ‘Inner Stream’ or ‘Ganges from the Deep in Kanada. The place is located 70 km from Bengaluru and can be reached in about 1 and a half hours.
4. Avani Betta
Avani Betta is a small but beautiful village in the Kolar district of Karnataka. The place is known for its Mata Sita temple, which is situated on a hilltop in the region. The Sita temple is designed in the Dravidian style of architecture and is particularly a part of the Ramalingeshwara Group of Temples. The famous place is located nearly 95 km away from Bengaluru and can be reached in 2 hours.
In his Man Ki Baat episode a few years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the locally made toys of Channapatna, and from then on, the popularity of the place has only gone up. The town is famous for its colourful Indian toys and is also called the Toy Land Of Karnataka.