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7 Places Close to Bangalore that is Chicken Soup to Your Soul

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Bangalore represents, practically, every faith, every region and every language. Bangalore is also close to many places of religious importance. These places of pilgrimage are very popular with people who call Bangalore home. For a traveller, these destinations present an opportunity to travel to beautiful settings and experience spirituality along with colourful culture. Take a journey to these centres of spirituality set against backdrops of interesting destinations! 

7 Places Close to Bangalore that is Chicken Soup to Your Soul:

  1. Velankanni (Tamil Nadu)
  2. Coorg (Karnataka)
  3. Mysore (Karnataka)
  4. Thiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu)
  5. Hampi (Karnataka)

Day 1. The Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, Velankanni

The Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, Velankanni
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About 480 km away from Bangalore, is Velankanni. The Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health here attracts pilgrims from all faiths and parts of the country. HolidayIQ reviewer Vijayalakshmi says, "this is an awesome and beautiful place as a pilgrimage centre. A miraculous place, where mother mary blessed with all the petitions of the devotees."

Day 2. Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery in Bylakuppe

Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery in Bylakuppe
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About 250 km from Bangalore is The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery in Bylakuppe, Coorg. This is the largest teaching centre of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world and houses the Golden Temple. HolidayIQ reviewer Mandira says, "this is a beautiful monastery.The inside of the monastery hosts huge statues of Lord Buddha".

Day 3. Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Chamundi Hills

Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Chamundi Hills
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About 180 km from Bangalore, adjacent to the palace city of Mysore is Chamundi Hills. The area is surrounded by thick forest patches and is home to the revered Chamundeshwari Temple. HolidayIQ reviewer Ruta says, "Sri Chamundeshwari Temple is situated as a glorious crown atop the crest of the towering Chamundi Hills close to Mysore." 

Day 4. An ancient center of spirituality, Thiruvannamalai

An ancient center of spirituality, Thiruvannamalai
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About 240 km from Bangalore is the ancient temple town of Thiruvannamalai. HolidayIQ reviewer Krishna describes it as a "spiritual place where you go there to discover God and to discover yourself - at least an attempt at both." 

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Day 5. Origin of the divine Kaveri, Talakaveri

Origin of the divine Kaveri, Talakaveri
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About 300 km from Bangalore, set high up in the Brahmagiri Hills of Kodagu, is the origin of the River Kaveri. A temple, dedicated to Goddess Kaveriamma marks this auspicious place in the Talacauvery national park. HolidayIQ reviewer Nishitha says, "There is a temple and also a pond where we can take bath. It is considered to be holy water."

Day 6. Confluence of three rivers at Bhagamandala Temple

Confluence of three rivers at Bhagamandala Temple
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About 290 km from Bangalore, the Kaveri is joined by two tributaries, the Kannike and the underground Sujyoti river, at Bhagamandal. There is a temple that marks this place and is a holy site. HolidayIQ reviewer Mathsyaraja says, "there are Vishnu and Shiva temples here. There is a scenic viewpoint from where the views of the place can be seen."

Day 7. Connect with the spirit at Hampi

Connect with the spirit at Hampi
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HolidayIQ reviewer Swati Talwar says, “The stone carved temples with stories from Ramayana and Mahabharata, stone pillars capable of producing sounds similar to musical instruments, stone aqueducts for water supply (Rome is not the only place to have it) the first pin hole camera effect, the passive cooling systems in palaces this place has it all."

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