Tourist Places in Shimoga

Places to Visit in Shimoga

Shimoga - #12 of 97 in Karnataka |
Shimoga Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 1480 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 Family, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Shimoga are February, March, October, November, December. There are 47 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 Ganpati Temple, Gandhi Park, Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Kundadri, Keladi. 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
Jog Falls, Shimoga
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
31 Ratings & 24 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 »
Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
6.4/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
"Beautiful dam"Apr 20, 2014 "Can stay in jungle lodge"Dec 19, 2013
Kodachadri, Shimoga
  • Type: Hill
Kodachadri, Shimoga
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 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 »
"Totally awesome"2 months ago "Place for the brave"Aug 26, 2014
Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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,... Read More »
Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp, Shimoga
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp, Shimoga
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 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 »
"Best for elephant safari"Apr 20, 2014 "It is not a camp"Sep 19, 2013
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Tavarekoppa Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Tavarekoppa Tiger and Lion Safari, Shimoga
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
4.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
"Good picnic spot"Nov 15, 2013 "Well maintained zoo!"Oct 8, 2013
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Sharavati River, Shimoga
  • Type: River
Sharavati River, Shimoga
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
99%
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Gajanur Dam, Shimoga
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
5/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Keladi, Shimoga
  • Type: Temple
Keladi, Shimoga
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
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
Kundadri, Shimoga
  • Type: Mountain
99%
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Kundadri, Shimoga
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary, Shimoga
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
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Tyavarekoppa, Shimoga
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Tyavarekoppa, Shimoga
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
4.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
"Adventurous"Dec 19, 2013
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
  • Type: Dam
Linganmakki Dam, Shimoga
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 47
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Average Rating
4/ 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
  • Type: Church
Sacred Heart Church, Shimoga
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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  • Type: Park
Gandhi Park, Shimoga
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
  • Type: Temple
99%
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Ganpati Temple, Shimoga
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
"A very serene place"Jan 30, 2015
  • Type: Temple
Veera Shiva Kalyana Mandir, Shimoga
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Lake
Mattur Lake, Shimoga
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Temple
Muthanna Ashivarya Mandir, Shimoga
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 47
Places to Visit in Shimoga
  • Type: Temple
Nag Temple, Shimoga
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 47
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