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At Nemmadi Homestay

If you just want to hang around Nemmadi homestay and relax and admire the beauty of Nature, Birds and Nemmadi surroundings.

 
     
     
Places Around Nemmadi Homestay, Sakleshpur, Hassan

Manjrabad Fort
If you are into fairy tales or archaeological history there are many places to visit while you are at Nemmadi Sambhrama. There is Manjarabad Fort was constructed by Tipu Sultan, a fort location used for maximum enemy humiliation. This was one of those guerrilla war strategies adopted by Tipu.  Situated on a hillock, the fort is on one level, unlike other forts, which are multi-level.

While you are at the fort you will see the amazing engineering works for sourcing water. Putting to shame todays efforts to supply water in our cities. All this meant the British had to slog more than usual to subdue Tipu Sultan. Surrounded by western ghats, the fort has some guarded secrets. One is a tunnel leading you upto Srigangapatana. These are used for dumping bodies which did not obey the rules while alive.
   

Bisle Ghat
Bisle Ghat is home to the Bisle Reserve Forest, which is a rainforest area. In the flora typical of the region of Western Ghats, king cobras, tigers, kadave (a kind of deer), numerous species of birds find abode.

At the ghat lies Bisle Gudda or Sunny Mountain, which is a popular picnic spot. From Bisle Betta or Bisle Viewpoint, tourists can avail views of the surrounding mountain ranges.

   

Shettihalli Church
Shettihalli church was built more than 200 years ago and is on the banks of Hemavathi River. During the monsoon the river water submerges the shettihalli church and a delight for your eyes.

Kukke Subrahmanya Temple
Kukke Subrahmanya Temple is located in the village of Subrahmanya in the Sullia Taluk in south Kanara. The temple lies nestled amidst rivers, forests and mountains. Lord Subramanyeshwara, the son of Lord Shiva, is the presiding deity of the temple. Sacred premises of the temple are believed to be an abode to Lord Subramanyeshwara, along with his consort and Vasuki.

Surrounded by lush green mountains, the temple is considered to be very sacred and is also famous for performing ritual rites to evade 'Sarpa Dosha'. Adi Subramanyeshwara Swamy Temple is located behind the temple. Shrines of Saraswati Devi and Lord Ganesha can be found on the way to the temple.
 
Sakaleswara Temple
Sakaleswara Temple is a beautiful representation of the fine detailing and craftsmanship that was the hallmark of the Hoysala architecture. This temple is smaller than the standard temples in South India. Constructed between the 11th and 14th centuries AD, the temple gives the destination its name.

The temple dates from the period when the Hoysala Empire was at its peak. Located at the entrance of the town, the temple is a remnant of the Hoysala Empire that ruled this region between the 11th and 14th centuries AD

Dharmasthala
Shri Dharmasthala is one of the sacred places in south India. Famous for Sri Manjunatheshwara temple. Thousands of devotees visit this temple everyday through out the year. An all modern kitchen serves free food for all the visiting devotees.

Hasanamba Temple
Hasanmba is believed to be a very powerful Goddess amongst the locals. This temple is open only 12 days a Year.

River Hemavati
River Hemavati, which starts in the Western Ghats at an elevation of about 1,219 m, is the tributary of the Kaveri River. After originating near Ballala rayana durga in the Chikmagalur District of the state of Karnataka, it flows through Chikmagalur, Hassan District and Mysore District before joining the Kaveri near Krishnarajasagara.

Approximately 245 km long, the river is an important contributor to the ecosystem of the town. Owing to the notable temples located near the site, Hemavati Reservoir is also a pilgrimage spot.

Jenukal Gudda
Jenukal Gudda offers views of coast of Arabian Sea in Mangalore, on clear days. The second highest peak in Karnataka, it is also known as 'Hodachalli'. Nestled by thick jungle and coffee estates, the site is frequented by enthusiasts interested in trekking activity.

Agni Gudda
Agni Gudda is frequented by enthusiasts of trekking and outdoor camping. From the mountain, tourists can avail views of the surrounding rice terraces. The site is also a preferred spot for picnicking and outdoor camping. For volcanic activities in this region, the mountain has got its name, which means 'Fiery Mountain'.

Belur
Belur is one of the most popular destinations in Karnataka. Located in the Hassan district, this temple town is just a four drive away from Bangalore.

Found by the chieftain Channa Krishnappa Naik in the 11th century, Hassan city is the headquarters of the Hassan district in Karnataka. Named after the local deity Hassanamba,

Halebidu
Halebidu, literally meaning "The city of ruins", was once the glorified royal capital of the Hoysala kingdom.
 



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