Nandi Hills, a small hill station in Karnataka, is located at a distance of 65 km from Bangalore. At a height of about 3,940 ft above sea level, the location is one of the popular weekend gateways from Bangalore and has religious sites, historical testimonies and serene location around.
In the yesteryears, the location was Tipu Sultan's summer retreat, featuring a widespread Tipu Sultan's Fort inside the boundary walls. Moreover, one of the highlighting attractions of the location is origin point of three rivers, which include Pennar, Palar and Arkavati.
Nandi Hills is a destination of religious significance and features revered shrines like Sri Ugra Narasimha and Sri Yoga Narasimha temple. Some other sightseeing attractions of the location are sparkling Amrita Sarovar Lake, Tipu's Drop, Brahmashram, Muddenahalli, Secret Passage and Horse Way. Moreover, Bhoganandishwaraswamy temple on the foothills is one of the frequented pilgrim centres of the region.
Sir Mark Cubbon's Bungalow is the one of the important historical testaments, which was established during British Empire.