Tourist Places in Chikmagalur

Places to Visit in Chikmagalur

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Chikmagalur Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 4160 Ratings

Chikmagalur is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Chennai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Chikmagalur is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Chikmagalur are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. There are 67 tourist places in Chikmagalur, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Chikmagalur can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Chikmagalur for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Chikmagalur Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Chikmagalur, browse through photos & pictures, explore Chikmagalur using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Chikmagalur, which are great places to visit, are Kemmanagundi, Annapurneshwari Temple, Coffee Museum, Mullayanagiri Peak, Water games park. Chikmagalur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Chikmagalur Tourist Places



Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur
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5.9/ 7 1
61 Ratings & 52 Reviews
Mullayanagiri, the highest peak in Karnataka, is located in the Baba Budan Giri Range of the Western Ghats. Standing at an altitude of 1,930 m above sea level, it is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris. Tourists can relax at this site that maintains a... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Inam Dattatreya Peetha, Chikmagalur
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5.6/ 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Inam Dattatreya Peetha, located on the Baba Budan Giri Hills, is a revered place for Hindus as well as Muslims. The holy place in a cave is a symbol of brotherhood. The cave at Inam Dattatreya Peetha is believed to have sheltered Guru Dattatreya and Hazrat Dada Hayath Mir... Read More »
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Baba Budan Giri Hills, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Hill
Baba Budan Giri Hills, Chikmagalur
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5.7/ 7 1
12 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Baba Budan Giri Hills, famous for its distinct forest range, is a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Muslims. The hill range, also known as Dattagiri Hill Range, is popular among tourists keen on hiking and trekking. Dattagiri along with Mullayanagiri are two famous mountain... Read More »
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Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Chikmagalur
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5.1/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary has an elevation gradient ranging from 750 metres to 2,100 metres above sea level. Positioned amidst dry deciduous, moist deciduous forest and semi evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, the wildlife sanctuary is a habitat of a vast variety of flora... Read More »
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Kudremukh National Park, Chikmagalur
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Kudremukh National Park, Chikmagalur
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5.3/ 7 1
10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Kudremukh National Park, one of popular tourist spots around Chikmagalur, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Designated under the Global Tiger Conservation Priority-I, the national park offers opportunities for sightseeing as well as enjoying outdoor activities, owing to the... Read More »
"Get lost amidst nature!"May 7, 2014 "Greenery everywhere"Apr 17, 2014
Kalahatti Falls, Chikmagalur
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4.4/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Kalahatti Falls, one of the major tourist spots of the region, is located at a distance of 10 km from Kemmangundi. The 122 m high waterfall along with its beautiful surroundings is a favoured tourist spot. Waterfall is also popular with some other names like Kallathigiri Falls... Read More »
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Ayyanakere Lake, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Lake
Ayyanakere Lake, Chikmagalur
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4.3/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Ayyanakere Lake is located at a distance of 20 km from the town of Chikmagalur. Positioned in the Malnad region, the beautiful water body is frequented by nature lovers. One of the highlights of the lake is the view of a pyramid shaped peak standing alongside the reservoir.... Read More »
"Nothing special to do here"May 20, 2014 "Good place for group"Apr 17, 2014
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Hebbe Falls, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Water Fall
Hebbe Falls, Chikmagalur
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6.1/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Hebbe Falls, located 8 km away from Kemmangundi, is a favourite site for solitude seekers. The waterfall that is 168 metres in altitude is situated in Kemmangundi. Like other spring falls in the region, the water stream is believed to cure skin disorders. Enriched with... Read More »
"Cold water to enjoy"2 months ago "Less fee, good place"2 months ago
Mahatama Gandhi Park., Chikmagalur
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Mahatama Gandhi Park., Chikmagalur
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2/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Mahatama Gandhi Park, also known as Rathnagiri Bore, is located to the north of the town. The nature park along with the site of 'Mullayanagiri' in the back drop was previously an open forest. The park was later converted into a beautiful garden, designed with pavements and... Read More »
"Poor option to choose"May 20, 2014 "Didn't enjoy it at all"May 8, 2014
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Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Temple
Sharadamba Temple, Chikmagalur
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6.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Sharadamba Temple, constructed in the modern Dravidian style of architecture, is one of the most popular worship places of the Chikmagalur district. The temple features gopuram at the entrance along with broad covered pavement for pradakshina. It is dedicated to the Goddess... Read More »
"Beautiful architecture"Apr 20, 2014 "Must visit temple"Jan 17, 2014
Hanumana Gundi Falls, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Water Fall
  • Entry: Paid
Hanumana Gundi Falls, Chikmagalur
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5.5/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Hanumana Gundi Falls is situated in Kemmangundi National Park between Kudremukh Road and Lakya Dam. The site featuring this beautiful waterfall is a popular hiking spot. The 100 ft waterfall can be accessed from 400 steps that are climbed down from the main road to reach... Read More »
"Mind blowing place"Apr 20, 2014 "Pleasant Experience"Nov 19, 2013
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Sringeri Sharada Peetha, Chikmagalur
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5.8/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Sringeri Sharada Peetha, also known as Dakshinamnaya Sharada Peetham, is one of the four Hindu Advaita Mutts established by Adi Shankaracharya. The Mutt follows the principles of Yajur Veda, described by Krishna. As per the Mutt culture established by Adi Shankaracharya, the... Read More »
"Must visit"Apr 20, 2014 "Simply awesome!"Dec 7, 2013
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Manikyadhara Falls, Chikmagalur
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5.5/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Manikyadhara Falls, located in proximity to Baba Budan Giri Hills, is a favourite tourist site. Apart from a sightseeing spot, the waterfall is also revered by both Muslims and Hindus alike. Situated in the midst of the Shola Forest, the fall flows throughout the year.... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Sri Parsawanath Tirthankara Jain Temple, Chikmagalur
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6.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Sri Parsawanath Tirthankara Temple is a Jain pilgrimage centre situated in Sringeri. The temple is dedicated to the 23rd Tirthankara, Sri Paraswanath Tirthankara. The temple architecture showcases a mixture of both south Indian and Jain styles. Though the temple lies in a... Read More »
"Oldest temple in Chikamagalur"Apr 17, 2014 "Nice experience"Nov 19, 2013
  • Type: Hill
Rajendra Hill, Chikmagalur
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6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Rajendra Hill is a popular hill station situated at a distance of 58 km from Chikmagalur. Named after the Mysore Scion, King Krishna Rajendra Wodeyar IV who made this his summer retreat, Rajendra Hill attracts a lot of visitors daily. Set in the Baba Budangiri range, one of... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Sringeri Mutt, Chikmagalur
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5.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Amruteshvara Temple, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Temple
Amruteshvara Temple, Chikmagalur
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7/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Amruteshvara Temple, is located in Amruthapura town, 67 km north of Chikmagalur. The shrine was built under the reigns of Hoysala King, Veera Ballala II, in 1196. It is named after its chief architect, Amrutheshwara Dandanayaka. During the expansion of the Hoysala regime... Read More »
"Very nice place"1 month ago "One of the famous temple"Apr 20, 2014
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Vidyasankara Temple, Chikmagalur
  • Type: Temple
Vidyasankara Temple, Chikmagalur
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7/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Vidyasankara Temple in Sringeri is situated on the banks of the Bhadra River. Enveloped by the Western Ghats, the temple is located at a distance of 92 km to the south-west of the town of Chikmagalur. One of the highlighting features of the shrine is Mahadwara (entrance) of... Read More »
"Very beautiful temple"Apr 20, 2014
  • Type: Temple
Kere Anjaneya Temple, Chikmagalur
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5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
"Not well maintained"Apr 17, 2014
  • Type: Temple
Malayala Brahma Temple, Chikmagalur
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Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Malayala Brahma Temple is located on the shores of the River Tunga at Sringeri in Chikmagalur. Sringeri is famous for Sankara Mutt and Sharadamba Temple established by Sankarachaya in 7th century AD. The shrine to the right of Sharadamba Temple is the Malayala Brahma Temple.... Read More »
"Great place for family"Apr 20, 2014
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