Tourist Places in Tumkur

Places to Visit in Tumkur

Tumkur - #48 of 97 in Karnataka |
Tumkur Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 84 Ratings

Tumkur is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Kollam. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Tumkur is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Tumkur are January, February, March, September, October, November, December. There are 28 tourist places in Tumkur, 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 Tumkur 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 Tumkur for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Tumkur Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Tumkur, browse through photos & pictures, explore Tumkur using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Tumkur, which are great places to visit, are Siddara Betta, Shiva Ganga, Kyathsandhra, Namada Chilume, Kote Anjeneya Swami Statue. Tumkur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
More »

Tumkur Tourist Places



Devarayanadurga, Tumkur
  • Type: Hill
Devarayanadurga, Tumkur
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6.9/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Devarayanadurga is a popular hill station, at a height of 3940 ft, near the natural spring Naamada Chilume. The hilltop has the Yoga Narasimha and Bhoga Narasimha temples. A famous car festival is also conducted here annually, in the months of March and April, for celebrating... Read More »
Aralaguppe, Tumkur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Aralaguppe, Tumkur
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Aralaguppe is situated in the Tumkur District and is popular among tourists for its ancient temples. The 9th century Kalleshwara temple, constructed in Ganga-Nalamba architectural style, is located here. It also has a Hoysala styled Chennakesava temple, which is dedicated to... Read More »
Hotels Near Aralaguppe »
Kalleshwara Temple, Tumkur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Kalleshwara Temple, Tumkur
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Kalleshwara temple is a 9th century temple constructed by the rulers of the Nolamba Dynasty. The temple has attached pillars in the front with decorated interiors having sculptures of different gods. Tourists can see the dancing posture of Lord Shiva in the sculptures made on... Read More »
Hotels Near Kalleshwara Temple »
Highly Rated hotels in Tumkur
Hotel
5 Reviews
SHOW PRICES
click to close
Check Availability & Price
SHOW PRICES
Gulur Ganesh Temple, Tumkur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Gulur Ganesh Temple, Tumkur
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Gulur Ganesh temple is situated about 5 km away from the Tumkur town, on the Tumkur-Kunigal road. It was built about 50 years ago by Thopegowda and does not have any permanent deity.   On the day of Vinayaka Chaturthi, the construction of a Lord Ganesha idol begins... Read More »
Kyathsandhra, Tumkur
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
"Delicious idli"Aug 27, 2014
Shiva Ganga, Tumkur
  • Type: Religious Place
Shiva Ganga, Tumkur
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Shiva Ganga is situated 20 km away from the Tumkur town and about 50 km from the state capital Bengaluru. The Shiva Ganga Hill is known for two Lord Shiva temples that are dedicated to Gangadhareshwara and Swarnambha. One of the temples is situated at the footsteps of the... Read More »
Hotels Near Shiva Ganga »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Siddara Betta, Tumkur
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Siddara Betta, a rocky hill, is famous for a temple and few caves. This place is ideal for activities like trekking and cave exploration.  . This hill is located close to the Devarayanadurga and has a dense forest which is home to several species of migratory birds.... Read More »
  • Type: Water spring
Namada Chilume, Tumkur
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
  • Type: Statue
Kote Anjeneya Swami Statue, Tumkur
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Sree Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur
  • Type: Religious Place
Sree Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Sree Siddaganga Mutt is one of the oldest ashramas in the Tumkur District, which is dedicated to Shiva Yogi Siddapurushas. It was established during the 15th century by Sree Gosala Siddeshwara Swami. There is a Gurukula in this mutt, which provides education, shelter and food... Read More »
Hotels Near Sree Siddaganga Mutt »
Devarayanadurga State Forest, Tumkur
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Devarayanadurga State Forest is a unique dry deciduous forest, situated 60 km away from the state capital Bengaluru. This forest is home to varied species of plants, trees and birds. Read More »
Hotels Near Devarayanadurga State Forest »
  • Type: Temple
Yoganarasimha Temple, Tumkur
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Average Rating
7/ 7 1
1 Rating
  • Type: Hill
Karigiri Hill, Tumkur
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
  • Type: Fort
Pavagada Fort, Tumkur
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Pavagada Fort is situated in the extreme north-eastern part of the Tumkur District. This fort was by the Vijayanagar chieftain in 1405. The battle between Tipu Sultan and British was fought at this site.  Read More »
Hotels Near Pavagada Fort »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Tumkur
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple was constructed in Dravidian architectural style by Kanthirava Narasaraja I. According to the inscriptions, numbered Tumkur 41 and Tumkur 42, recovered from this site, the tower and enclosure of this temple were renovated in 1858 by the Mysore... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Goravanahalli Mahalakshmi Temple, Tumkur
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Goravanahalli Mahalakshmi temple is situated in the Koratagere taluka of the Tumkur District. This temple is about 30 km away from the Tumkur town and 80 km from Bengaluru. It is believed to have a self-originated idol of Shri Mahalakshmi. A special pooja is organised on every... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
Channarayana Durga, Tumkur
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Channarayana Durga is one of the ancient forts, situated atop the Channarayana Durga Hill, and is around 10 km away from Koratagere. It is currently in ruins and is home to the rare yellow-throated bulbul and few animal species. Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kaggaladu Heronry, Tumkur
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Kaggaladu Heronry is considered to be the 2nd largest nesting colony of the painted storks in Karnataka. It is also the sole mixed heronry of grey-herons and painted storks in the state. This place is situated close to Sira and is mostly visited by the tourists between the... Read More »
Hotels Near Kaggaladu Heronry »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Veerabhadreshwara Temple, Tumkur
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Veerabhadreshwara temple is known for the idol of Veerabhadreshwara, the soldier avatar of Lord Shiva. There are two naturally formed Shiva Lingas at this temple. It also has a Navarang with four carved pillars, which leads towards the garbhagriha. Read More »
Hotels Near Veerabhadreshwara Temple »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple, Tumkur
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 28
Places to Visit in Tumkur
Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara temple is located in the Yediyur village in the Kunigal town. The temple has the Nirvikalpa Shivayoga Samadhi of Tontada Siddalinga, a 15th century Veerashaiva Saint. Mahashivarathri and Ugadi are the two prominent festivals celebrated at this temple.... Read More »
Hotels Near Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple »

Tumkur Information