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About Shimoga

Shimoga is the main city of Shimoga district in the state of Karnataka. The name 'Shimoga'  is derived from the term ‘Shiva-Mukha’, meaning,  'Face of Shiva'. Locally, it is called Shiva-Mogga. This place is famous for......Read more on Shimoga


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  • Type: Water Fall
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Jog Falls, Shimoga
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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 »
"Awesome experience"3 months ago "Jog - Heaven of Karnataka"3 months ago
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Sakrebayalu Elephant Camp, Shimoga
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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 »
  • Type: Picnic Spot
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Tyavarekoppa, Shimoga
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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 »
  • Type: Hill
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Kodachadri, Shimoga
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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 »
  • Type: Dam
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Bhadra River Project Dam, Shimoga
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