About Hassan

Hassan is a city and the district headquarters of Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is situated 980 m above sea level. It is named after the Hasanamba temple. Hassan is 183 kilometres west of Bangalore, 119 kilometres north of Mysore, and 171 kilometres east of Mangalore by road.
Here is a list of 7 Places to Visit nearby Hassan. Shravanabelagola: The place is famous for the 27-metre high statue of Lord Bahubali, a Jain religious figure. ... Belur: Located on the banks of the Yagachi River, Belur is known for its exquisite temples. The most famous amongst them is the Shennakeshava Temple.

Tourist Attractions in Hassan

Chennakeshava Temple
The Chennakeshava Temple, also referred to as Keshava, Kesava or Vijayanarayana Temple of Belur, is a 12th-century Hindu temple in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 CE, on the banks of the Yagachi River in Belur also called Velapura, an early Hoysala Empire capital. The temple was built over three generations and took 103 years to finish. It was repeatedly damaged and plundered during wars, repeatedly rebuilt and repaired over its history. It is 35 km from Hassan city and about 200 km from Bengaluru.

Chunchanakatte Falls
Chunchanakatte Falls is a waterfall on the Kaveri River, near the village of Chunchanakatte in krishnarajanagar taluk of Mysore district, Karnataka, India. Water cascades from a height of about 20 meters. It is in the Western Ghats. Here the river falls in two small cascades before joining again to flow as one.

Manjarabad Fort
Manjarabad fort is a star fort built in 1792 by Tipu Sultan the then ruler of Mysore on the pattern of the military forts developed by the French architect Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban. It is in the Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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