Ramanagara in a glance :
Coordinates : 12.723 N, 77.286 E
State : Karnataka
Ramnagara is a town and a city municipal council of Karnataka. It is also the headquarters of Ramanagara district. Here are a few places to visit in Ramnagara.
How to reach Ramanagara
By air :
The closest airport is located in Bangalore at a distance of 56 kilometers.
By train :
By road :
Ramanagara does not have its own bus stop and the closest one is located at a distance of 12 kilomters from Ramanagara.
Places to visit in Ramanagara
Bird watching in Ramnagara :
This area is home to various endangered birds like Long-billed vulture, Egyptian vulture and Yellow-throated bulbul. It is a part of Ramadevarabetta Vulture Sanctuary and is dedicated to protect the birds.
Janapada Loka :
Source : https://www.museumsofindia.org
Spread over an area of 15 acres, this institution was founded by Shri H.L. Nage Gowda. His enthusiasm for folklore was translated into this location in the form of the artifacts here representing folk culture, literature, music, dance and the overall lifestyle of Karnataka.
Ramadevarabetta hills :
These hills were a set for and featured in the Bollywood movie, Sholay as well as ‘A Passage to India’. It is located at a short distance from the city. Popular for its encounters with the movies, the hills tend to be quite an attraction in the area.
Ramdevara Temple :
Atop a hill and a 30 minute climb away, is this significant religious center, which is said to be more than a 1000 years old. There is also a natural lake, called Rama Tirtha and another temple known as the Rameshwar temple located here.
Ramnagara Hills :
Cited to be one of the earliest rock climbing sites in India, Ramanagara hills is an essential destination for rock climbers. With popular hills like Ramadevarabetta, SRS betta and Thenginkalbetta, Ramanagara has an average altitude of 747 meters and it has several tall gigantic hills which are famous for many short rock climbs.
One of the largest monolith hills in the entire world, Savandurga has a height of 1225 meters and features basic dykes, granites, gneiss and laterites. Two minor hills named Karigudda ( Black Hill ) and Biligudda ( White Hill ) are also situated here.
What to Eat in Ramnagaram :
There aren’t too many options for food here and your choices can get a bit limited. It might be advisable to carry food from home or make personal arrangements. One can also travel to nearby cities which offer more choices for food. You might chance upon local cuisine here, consisting of Dosa, Bisi Bele Bath, Jolada Roti, Idli, Vada, Sambhar, Rasam, Kesari Bath, Mysore pak etc .