Tourist Places in Shimoga

Places to Visit in Shimoga

Shimoga - #12 of 97 in Karnataka |
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Shimoga is most preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Hyderabad and Shimoga is also preferred by Couple, Group. Best season/months for places to visit in Shimoga are February, March, October, November, December. You can visit 16 tourist places in Shimoga with family, kids, friends, couples, parents, lover or girlfriend at any time like early morning, afternoon, evening or night which is suitable for you. There are some sightseeing in Shimoga which you can visit within half day or in one day but to see all sightseeing, you need to stay in Shimoga for 2 days to 3 days. You can also download our Shimoga travel guide to view places to visit in Shimoga with photos/pictures, map and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Shimoga to hang out are Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Kundadri, Keladi, Sacred Heart Church, Linganmakki Dam. Gardens or parks can be visited in any season during summer, monsoon or winter.
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Shimoga Tourist Places



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Jog Falls, Shimoga
Jog Falls, Shimoga
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Water Fall
Situated at a distance of about 100 km from Shimoga town, Jog Falls is one of the main attractions of Shimoga. It is the highest untiered waterfall in India located in Sagara, created by River Sharavathi. Known also as Gerusoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi, Jog Falls plummets... Read More »
Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary, situated at a distance of 32 km from Shimoga town en route Thirthahalli, is a small island on River Tunga. This island, which is also a part of Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary, is visited by migratory birds like egret, cormorant, darter, snake-bird, etc. during July... Read More »
Kodachadri, Shimoga
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Hill
Kodachadri or Kudajadri is a peak of the Western Ghats in Shimoga District of Karnataka, located at a distance of about 115 km from Shimoga town. Lying at an altitude of about 1343 m above the sea level, Kodachadri is home to diverse species of flora and fauna. The prime attraction of... Read More »
Sharavati River, Shimoga
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: River
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, situated in Sorab town in the vicinity of Shimoga, is a popular destination of birdwatchers. The sanctuary, spread over an area of about 0.75 sq km, is located on the banks of Gudvi Lake, which welcomes flocks of migratory birds during July to October. Some of the... Read More »
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Dabbe Falls, Shimoga
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Water Fall
Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
Tyavarekoppa, Shimoga
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Tyavarekoppa is a popular picnic spot situated on the Shimoga - Sagar Road, at a distance of 10 km from Shimoga town. Tyavarekoppa is famous for its Lion and Tiger Safari, which started in the year 1998. Spread over 200 hectares of deep forest lands, Tyavarekoppa Lion and Tiger Safari... Read More »
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
The Linganmakki Dam is a popular picnic spot in the vicinity of Shimoga, at a distance of 6 km from Jog falls. The dam, which is at an altitude of about 554 m, is built across River Sharavathi. Read More »
Sacred Heart Church, Shimoga
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Church
One destination which shows off the architectural splendour of Shimoga the best is the Sacred Heart Church of Shimoga. The church of the Catholics, the Sacred Heart Church of Shimoga is said to be the second largest church in India. The area of the Church is about 18000 sq. ft. with a big... Read More »
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Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp, Shimoga
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
The Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp is a popular attraction, situated at a distance of about 14 km from Shimoga town. This is the training camp of elephants where visitors can see herds of elephants. Timing: Before 9:00 am   Read More »
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Keladi, Shimoga
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Temple
Keladi is a village situated in the Shimoga District of Karnataka. This place was the first capital of the Keladi Nayaka Kingdom, who rose to prominence after the disintegration of the Vijayanagara Empire. Shri Rameshwara temple or Keladi Rameshwara temple is the prime attraction of the... Read More »
Kundadri, Shimoga
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Mountain
Tavarekoppa Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
At a distance of 10 km from Shimoga, en-route to Sagar town, Lions, Tigers and other animals are often found roaming around in the deep forests freely. The Lion-Tiger Safari started way back in 1988 is an ideal picnic spot. The safari is spread over a huge area of 200 hectares of dense... Read More »
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Shivappanaika Palace Museum, Shimoga
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 16
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Shivappa Naik Palace is a popular attraction of Shimoga town. Situated on the banks of River Tunga, the palace was built of rosewood by Shivappa Naik of Keladi in the 16th century. There is also a museum inside the palace which exhibits stone carvings and relics from the period of the... Read More »
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