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TOURISM & TOURIST SPOTS AROUND BANGALORE

Bannerghatta National Park
Nandi Hills or Nandidurg
Skandagiri
Muthyalamaduvu
Thottikallu Falls
Savandurga
Gauribidanur
Tippagondanahalli Reservoir
Devarayanadurga
Srirangapattana
Shivanasamudra Falls
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary
Mysore Palace
Melkote
Mekedaatu

Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park is situated 22 km south of Bangalore, Karnataka. This hilly place is the home for one of the richest natural, zoological reserves. The 25,000 acre (101 sq km) zoological park makes this a major tourist attraction of Bangalore.
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Nandi Hills or Nandidurg
Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is a hill fortress of southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka. It is located just 3 to 5 km from Chickballapur Taluq. It is 4851 ft (1478 m) above sea level. Nandidrug hill, known commonly as Nandi Hills, is the source of the Penner, Ponnaiyar and Palar rivers. Nandi Hills gets its name from an ancient Nandi temple situated on this hill. This temple has a thousand year old sculpture of Nandi. An ancient lord Shiva and Parvati temple also adorns this hill.
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Muthyalamaduvu Falls
Muthyalamaduvu is a picnic spot near Anekal, 40 km from Bangalore, Karnataka. In the local Kannada language, Muthyalamaduvu means 'pearl valley' (muthu = pearl and maduvu = valley), apparently named for its 92 meter waterfall, whose falling water appears to look like drops of pearl.
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Thottikallu Falls
Thottikallu is a place near Bangalore off the Kanakapura road which is famous for a falls called Thottikallu falls more popularly known as TK falls.
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Savandurga
Savandurga is a hill 60 km west of Bangalore (Karnataka, India) off the Magadi road. The hill is famous for a temple and is also believed to be among the largest monolith hills in the world. The hill rises to 1226 m above mean sea level and forms a part of the Deccan plateau. It consists of peninsular gneiss, granites, basic dykes and laterites. The Arkavathi river passes nearby through the Thippagondanahalli Reservoir and on towards Manchanabele dam.
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Tippagondanahalli Reservoir
Tippagondanahalli Reservoir also known as T G Halli or Chamarajsagar, is located at the confluence of the Arkavathy River and Kumudavathi River, 35 km west of Bangalore.
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Devarayanadurga
Devarayanadurga is a hill station near Tumkur in the state of Karnataka. It is 65 km from Bangalore. The rocky hills are surrounded by forest and the hilltops are dotted with several temples including the Yoganarasimha and the Bhoganarasimha temples and an altitude of 3,940 feet (1,200 m). It is also famous for Namada Chilume, a natural spring considered sacred and is also considered the origin of the Jayamangali river. Another famous temple in the area is the Mahalakshmi Temple at Goravanahalli.
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Srirangapattana
Srirangapattana was the capital of Mysore under Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.
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Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary
A Bird Sanctuary in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka in India. It is a very small sanctuary, being only 0.67 sq km. in area, and comprises six islets on the banks of the Kaveri River. Ranganthittu is located near the historic town of Srirangapatna.
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Shivanasamudra Falls
Shivanasamudra Falls (also called Sivasamudram or Bluff) is an island town dividing the Kaveri River into twin waterfalls, the Gaganachukki and the Barachukki, dropping 90 m. The town is located 120 km from Bangalore, 27 km from Somanathapura and 80 km from Mysore in the Mandya district of the state of Karnataka, India.
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Mysore (Mysuru)
Mysore is the second largest city in Karnataka. It is the headquarters of the Mysore district and the Mysore division and lies about 140 km (87 mi) southwest of Bangalore.A short distance from Mysore city is the Krishnarajasagar Dam and the adjoining Brindavan Gardens where a musical fountain show is held in the evening. One of the most visited monuments in India, the Ambavilas Palace (also known as Mysore Palace) is the center of the Dasara festivities. * Melkote is on the way to Mysore from Bangalore. The place is famous for its Vyramudi Utsava. The main diety here is "Cheluvarayaswamy-The MahaVishnu". A sacred place for vaishnavites. Also its one of the favourite spots for kannada directors for shooting.
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Melkote
Melkote is on the way to Mysore from Bangalore. The place is famous for its Vyramudi Utsava. The main diety here is "Cheluvarayaswamy - The MahaVishnu". A sacred place for vaishnavites. Also its one of the favourite spots for kannada directors for shooting.
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DAMS & RESERVOIRS AROUND BANGALORE
Arkavathy Dam
KRS Dam
Manchanabele Dam
Sathanur Dam
Thippagondanahalli Reservoir

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