Bellary Travel Guide

District head quarters and industrial town.

Ambali : Known for black stone Chalukyan temple dedicated to Kalleswari. It is 10 Kms, North West of Kottur.

Hampi: The erstwhile capital of the Vijayanagar kingdom. The Virupaksha temple is still used for worship. The Stone Chariot, Ugra Narasimha, King's Balance, Lotus Mahal, Elephants stables are worth seeing.

This is a World Heritage Site.

Mallara : It is well known for the temple dedicated to Shiva in his form of Mallara or Mallari. The annual festival of Mallara is very famous.

Ramanadurga or Ramgad: It is a Hill-Station amidst a group of granite hills. There is a temple dedicated to Ramadeva.

Tunga Bhadra Dam : Near Hospet is also an interesting site. A huge dam is built on the river Tunga and Bhadra. A well out garden.

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