Hesaraghatta is a lakeside town located in the north-west direction of Bangalore in Karnataka. It is renowned for its beautiful surroundings and large agricultural fields, as well as the Hesaraghatta Lake that spreads over an area of 1,620 hectares.
The lake, carved out of the Arkavathi River, has been the prime source of drinking water for Bangalore city since 1896. The lake is an artificial fresh-water reservoir and is home to a variety of birds and is ideal for bird watching.
Nrityagram, a modern Gurukul for Indian classical dances, is also located near the lake. The school is known for offering professional training in classical dances.
The Aivarakhandapura Lake, Avalahalli State Forest, Byalkere Peacock Reserve, Chikkabanavara Lake, Linganahalli and Manjunatha Temple are some of the other places that can be visited on the way to Hesaraghatta from Bangalore.