Coordinates: 13.322300 75.774002
Chikmagalur Weekend Getaways
Stamped in the foothills of Mullayangir range Chikmagalur is a small scenic town. This amazing hill station is sated with astounding sights. At a distance of about 2250 km from Bangalore, it is a part of Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka. Earlier known by the name Kadur district, it is a house of two big rivers, Tunga and Bahdra, and is known for its coffee plantation worldwide.
The highest peak of Karnataka Mullain Giri, which is sited in this district, makes this place a must to add place in your Karnataka itinerary. It is located at a height of 6,300 ft above sea level and the beauty of the place is augmented by the waterfalls, hill station and the magnificent primeval temples. The major attractions of Chikmagalur are the Kondadarama Temple, which is a figurative mingling of Hoysala and Dravidian technique of architectures. Another major draw is St Joseph's Cathedral, prominent for its exceptional shell shaped portico. The imperative nearby attractions embrace 13th century Siddheshwara temple, the ma