Chikballapur at a glance:
Located within 60kms from Bangalore, Chikballapur is a place close to Nandi Hills, Vivekanand falls and many other attractions making it a good weekend getaway from Bangalore. This place sure is a stress buster and an excellent place to rejuvenate oneself.
Constructed around 806 A.D. by Rathnavalli of Bana Dynasty in the Drawidan style, this temple is known for its ancient Architecture. This temple is located in the Nandi Village and is a good place for the history and architecture enthusiasts.
This is a town named after a Maratha Chieftain Chintamani Rao, famous for its gold, silver and incense trade. It also draws thousands of pilgrims to one of the oldest dargahs in Karnataka, the Murugmulla Dargah of Fakhi Shah Wali about 8 Kms from
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The Ranganatha Swamy temple:
What to eat in Chikaballapur : Local Food and Cuisine:
The local cuisine here is dominated by south Indian delicacies which mainly include coconut or rice. Foods like idli, vada, dosa, sambhar are a specialty and even in the most modest hotels you’ll find some really good tasting food. Filter coffee is also famous here. Also, if you have a knack of pick of picking out well, there are fresh fruits available that can be quite refreshing.One can also have tender coconut which is available in plenty