Tourist Places in Shimoga

Places to Visit in Shimoga

Shimoga - #11 of 97 in Karnataka |
Shimoga Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 3357 Ratings

Shimoga is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Chennai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Shimoga is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Shimoga are February, March, October, November, December. There are 41 tourist places in Shimoga, 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 Shimoga 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 Shimoga for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Shimoga Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Shimoga, browse through photos & pictures, explore Shimoga using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Shimoga, which are great places to visit, are Shivappanaika Palace Museum, Shivappa Naik Palace, Shiva Temple, Sri Raghavendra Swamy Temple, Ganpati Temple. Shimoga can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Shimoga Tourist Places



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Jog Falls, Shimoga
  • Type: Water Fall
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Jog Falls, Shimoga
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 41
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6.3 / 7 1
45 Ratings & 36 Reviews
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... Read More »
"A strict no in Summers"1 month ago "Wonderful place"2 months ago
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Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp, Shimoga
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp, Shimoga
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 41
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5.3 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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. Read More »
Tyavarekoppa, Shimoga
  • Type: Picnic Spot
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Tyavarekoppa, Shimoga
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 41
Places to Visit in Shimoga
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4.9 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Kodachadri, Shimoga
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Ranked 4 of 41
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Average Rating
6.7 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
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Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
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Ranked 5 of 41
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
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Ranked 6 of 41
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5.9 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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.... Read More »
Sharavati River, Shimoga
  • Type: River
Sharavati River, Shimoga
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Ranked 7 of 41
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5.5 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
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Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 41
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5.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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Keladi, Shimoga
  • Type: Temple
Keladi, Shimoga
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 41
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Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Incredible Keladi"Aug 11, 2014 "On the way to Sigandoor"Dec 19, 2013
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Kundadri, Shimoga
  • Type: Mountain
99%
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Kundadri, Shimoga
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Ranked 10 of 41
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6.0 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
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Ranked 11 of 41
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4.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
"Best view during sunset"Dec 19, 2013
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  • Type: Church
Sacred Heart Church, Shimoga
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Ranked 12 of 41
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5.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
  • Type: Park
Gandhi Park, Shimoga
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 41
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7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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  • Type: Temple
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Ganpati Temple, Shimoga
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 41
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5.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
"A very serene place"Jan 30, 2015
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  • Type: Temple
99%
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Sri Raghavendra Swamy Temple, Shimoga
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 41
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6.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Shivappanaika Palace Museum, Shimoga
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Shivappanaika Palace Museum, Shimoga
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 41
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7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
"Good place to visit"Oct 28, 2015
  • Type: Palace
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Shivappa Naik Palace, Shimoga
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Ranked 17 of 41
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4.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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  • Type: Temple
Shiva Temple, Shimoga
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Ranked 18 of 41
Places to Visit in Shimoga
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7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
  • Type: Lake
Mattur Lake, Shimoga
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 41
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  • Type: Temple
Muthanna Ashivarya Mandir, Shimoga
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Ranked 20 of 41
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