Best Things To Do In Hassan, India

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Exquisite Hassan with its grand hills, preserved, green forests and ancient temples is the perfect getaway for you and the family. It has a half submerged Church which you will never see in any other part of the world. The lush green hills will give you tranquility and peace in your heart.

1. Fill your heart with peace at the breathtaking Bisle Ghat

ಬಿಸಿಲೆ ಘಾಟ್.. A beauty nature at Bisile ghat..hassan district...KA

Posted by Karunaadu - ಕರುನಾಡು on Thursday, 2 January 2014

Bisle Ghat is a conserved forest in Bisle village. It has a picturesque spot called Bisle View Point from where you can catch a glimpse of all the mountain ranges in the Hassan district. With a beautiful view of the valley and the Giri River flowing through the mountain ranges, you can enjoy the seating area built by the forest department and surround yourself with the nature and the breathtaking view of the western ghats.

Bisle Ghats

Address: Bisle Village, Hassan

Price: 5 USD

Duration: Around 3 hours required.

2. Visit the Hemavathy Dam in Gorur

Hemavathy Dam, Gorur, Hassan

Posted by Beauty Of Karnataka on Monday, 10 March 2014

Hemavathy Dam was built in 1979, over the river Hemavathy, in Gorur, near Hassan in Karnataka. The reservoir is the main source of water for drinking in the region and it is a popular place for tourists, when visiting Hassan.

Hemavathy Dam

Address: Gorur, Hassan

Price: 4 USD

3. Marvel at the architecture of the Hoysala Temples

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The Hoysala Temples in and around Hassan were built by the Hoysala rulers in their own unique style of architecture and date back from the 11th to the 14th centuries. They are famous for their intricate designs and are very popular among tourists who come to marvel at the beautiful ancient architecture displayed in these structures. The Nageshwara and Channakeshava twin temples are a major attraction here, they are especially famous for their intricate design.

Hoysala Temples

Address: Hassan

Price: 3 USD

4. Be amazed at the Shettyhalli Submerged Church

Holy Rosary Church, Hassan Partially submerged by the backwaters of the Hemavathy reservoir, the Holy Rosary Church at...

Posted by Travel Amazing India on Friday, 9 October 2015

The Holy Rosary Church was built by French missionaries on the banks of the Hemavathy river in the 1860’s. It used to be a centre for the local community and operated not only as a church but also an orphanage and hospital. It is a tribute to amazing architecture of a bygone era. Thousands of tourists come here throughout the year to catch a glimpse of this structure.

Shettyhalli Submerged Church

Address: Hassan

Price: 4 USD

5. Explore the Bhagawan Bahubali statue in Gommateshwara

Good evening frndssssss Jai jinendra. Bhagwan Bahubali (gommateshwara) 42 ft statue in karkal, dis-Udapi, Karnataka.

Posted by Santosh Havale Jain on Thursday, 14 February 2013

Bahubali in Gommateshwara, Hassan is a monolithic structure and is a revered site for Jains as a famous site of pilgrimage. It is one of five statues of Bahubali found in Karnataka. There are more than 650 steps to climb to reach the top of the hill and it is not for the unfit. At the top you will see a Jain shrine lots of idols.

Bahubali Gommateswara

Address: Hassan

Price: 5 USD

6. Be enamoured at the Kedareswara Temple

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The Kedareswara Temple is 30 km (18.6 miles) away from Hassan, Karnataka. It is a religious site and was built in reverence of the Hindu God, Shiva. The overwhelming architectural brilliance of the temple draws huge crowds of tourists, every year. There are carvings on the temple walls depicting scenes from the Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita and the Ramayana. The temple took over 80 years to complete. The best time to visit the temple is from 10 am to 5 pm.

Kedareswara Temples

Address: Hassan

Price: 15 USD

7. Take in the view at the Chandragiri Hills

Halfway in the Chandragiri Hills
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Suyog.nagare used under CC BY-SA 4.0

The Chandragiri Hills are located in Shravanabelagola in Hassan, Karnataka. These hills have been praised for their beauty in ancient history books since 300 BC when Bhadrabahu and Chandragupta Maurya visited the hills to attain peace and tranquility. The hills are called the Chandragiri Hills after the fact that Chandragupta Maurya was among the first priests who lived and performed worship here.

Chandragiri Hills

Address: Shravanabelagola, Hassan

Price: 4 USD

Go back in history in Hassan

Beautiful Hassan with its exquisite hills and reservoirs is the perfect place for you to unwind and relax with your buddies or family. Go visit the ancient temples and see a submerged church - something you will never see in any other part of the world. The place is full of photo ops which you will treasure for years to come.

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