| Kavaledurga Fort
KAVALEDURGA BHUVANAGIRI FORT
Kavaledurga Bhuvanagiri fort, is a magnificent fort located on a hill at an altitude of 5,056 feet (1,541 m), situated in Shivamogga District in Karnataka. The place can be reached by a 16 km drive from Thirthahalli.
Other important places close by are:
Thirthahalli is a taluk head quarters, amidst dense forest and is about 65 Kms. from Shimoga Rameshwara Temple is located on the bank of river Tunga and attracts tourist and pilgrims for holy bath during the month of January every year.
Agumbe is at a distance of about 80Kms. from Shimoga via Thirthahalli . This is a famous place for viewing sunset. Abbey falls is nearby Agumbe.
This situated at a distance of about 16 Kms. east of Thirthahalli and 81 Kms. from Shimoga. This is fascinating locality which is the birth place of the great poet "KUVEMPU". There is the famous spot here know as Kavishilla where where the poet in his young days used it sit and contemplate.
This is 10 Kms. from Thirthahalli on Hosanagara road, this is the birth place of the river Sharavathi.
This is 8 Kms. from Thirthahalli on Koppa road, good number of different types of fishes could be seen in the river Tunga.
A great place for trekking. Is on the way from Theerthalli to Masthikatte at a distance of about 12 km from Theerthalli. A Jain temple is perched on top of the hill. The view from the top the hill is really spellbinding. Kundadri hill is in fact a single gigantic monolithic rock formation with various outgrowths. A rough stone paved path leads one to the top of the hill. Packing some light refreshments and moving on to ascend the hill would be really a great idea.