Year: 2009

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Bangalore
Weekend Getaways

Trip to Sangam

Destination: Sangam (confluence of river Cauvery, Arkavathy and a mythical invisible river). Location: Bangalore Rural district Distance: 95 km from Bangalore city Route: Banashankari – Kanapura road – Kanakpura – Horahalli – Sangam How to reach there: You can reach by KSRTC bus which goes there only on stipulated times. Going there by own vehicle […]

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Bangalore
Religious Place
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Trip to Chikka Tirupathi and Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Kalakunte Cross

Destination: Chikka Tirupathi Distance: Around 41 km Journey time: 1 – 1 and 1/2 hrs (depends on traffic on Marathahalli & old Airport road) Route: There are three options to go to Chikka tirupati depending on exits from Bangalore : 1. KR Puram – Hoskote – NH 4 – 1km – right turn towards Malur […]

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Karnataka
Religious Place
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Ride to Talakad (Talakadu)

On the way to Talakad at Malavalli lake Yesterday I went for the longest ride on a two wheeler driving myself. In all four of us went to Talakad. Official sources show Talakad is 130 km from Bangalore but I feel it was longer. May be because of the long driving on winding roads of […]

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Bangalore
Karnataka
Religious Place

Kote Venkataramana Temple, Bangalore

Kote Venkataramana Temple was built towards the end of 17th century around the time of Chikka Deva Raya (a Mysore Wodeyer king). The rulers of Mysore had bought the city of Bangalore from the Mughal empire. Kote in Kannada means fort, so literally it means Fort Venkataramana Temple. It is located just besides Tipu Sultan’s […]

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