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Hassan Travel Guide

District head quarters. Set amidst picturesque surroundings.

Hassan is called "Poor Man's Ooty". Ooty is a popular Holiday hill station in India.

It hosts the Master Control Facility of India's space programme.

Belur- Halebid :

38 kms from Hassan in Belur. 17 km east of Belur is Halebid. The best example of Hoysala architecture built in the 12th century, it is sheer profusion of stone sculptures.

Awe inspiring craftsmanship has left no stone blank. Inside are hand lathe turned pillars.

Koramangala :

Also called Koravangala in Dudda Hubli of Hassan taluk is about 8 kms to the East of Hassan town. The village contains three temples in the Hoysala style of architecture built in the 12th century A.D.

Shravanabelagola :

Said to be the world's tallest monolithic statue, it is in dedication to Prince Bahubali, a Jain Saint. The anointment ceremony is performed once in 12 years.

Kondajji :

A village in Hassan taluk noted for the Chennakeshava temple.

Other places-

Gorur :

A dam and picnic spot.

Manjarabad :

Fort, picnic spot.

Ramnathpur :

A piligrim centre.

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