Places to visit In Tumkur | Sightseeing in Tumkur| Temples in Tumkur
DD Hills is also known as Karigiri which means Elephant hill in Kannada (Kari= Elephant; Giri=Hill). Later, it was conquered by Mysore king Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar in 1696, and later it became popular as Devarayanadurga (which means Fort of the God ). The altitude of the hill is about 3940ft.
Here we have 2 ancient temples to visit -Bhoga Narasimha Swamy temple & Yoga Narasimha Swamy temple. Read here for more information
Goravanahalli Lakshmi temple is all surrounded by awesome greenery in Tumkur district, Karnataka. This main temple deity is Goddess Lakshmi known for prosperity and wealth, other gods are Goddess Marikamba, Manchala Nagappa (the snake god).
There is Theetha Reservoir near the temple. People who visit the temple also visit Reservoir. It is built for the Suvarnamukhi river, one of the good attractions in Goravanahalli. Read here for more information
Sri siddaganga matha providing education to more than 10000 children with shelter and food without discrimination of caste or creed and enshrined (a holy place) with Basava philosophy of “MAHA DASOHA KSHETRA” offering sacred meals for pilgrims (Annadana) and admired by society. Read here for more information
Namdachilume is there in the Tumkur district. Spring issues from the surface of the rock. It is believed that Rama, Lakshmana, and Sita stayed here. When Rama searched for water to put tilaka, when unable to find the aimed arrow to rock and water came out. Hence name Namada chilume. Water from this hole never dries in any climate conditions. Read here for more information
Hatyal Narasimha Swamy Temple is in a village (Hill) Yagachikatte Tumkur, Located towards KB cross when you are going from Tumkur. Read here for more information
Seebi (spelled as Sibi) Narasimha Swamy temple is located in a small village called Seebi, Located around 20 kilometers to the north of Tumkur district in Karnataka (towards sir). Seebi is 24 km from the south of Sira. This quiet temple can be easily missed when you are coming from Tumkur, and This temple looks very plain and deceptively simple from the outside. Still, it holds your breath, for the beautiful stucco figures on the parapet will defy everything that you might imagine to see inside. Paintings bountifully cover walls and ceilings. The majority of pictures are in a sad state; some still carry the tinge of delicacy and softness. The paintings take historical themes of Ramayana, Mahabharatha, and Dashavatara and are very similar to pictures in Daria Daulat Bagh, Srirangapatna. Read here for more information
The Famous old Chowdeshwari temple located at Dasarighatta, Tiptur Taluk Tumkur district, Karnataka. A panchaloha idol in Sri Chowdeshwari temple, which writebacks the reply if a question is asked orally or even in mind. Read here for more information