Shivaganga This Four-Faced Hill (1368m) Resembles A Nandi From The East, A Ganesha From The West, A Linga From The South, And A Cobra From The North. An Arduous Climb Takes You To The Two Main Shrines, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Cave Temple And Honnadevi Temple. You Can Stop To Rest Midway Between The Two At Patalaganga, A Natural Spring.
To reach Shivaganga, one has to take a detour from Dossabet town to the left of Bangalore - Tumkur Road (National Highway 4). From that diversion, Shivaganga is about 8 kms. From Bangalore, Shivaganga is 56 kms. Home to beautiful, ages- old temples, some of them underground ones, its known as Dakshin Kashi, or Varanasi of South. There is also a natural spring between the two monolithic rocks. You have to climb all the way to the top, if you want to visit all the temples.
||60 km fromf Bangalore , Tumkur -12km
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||Nearest Airport Bangalore.
||take a detour from Dossabet town to the left of Bangalore - Tumkur Road (National Highway 4). From that diversion, Shivaganga is about 8 kms.
|When to go:-
||Any time of the year.
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