September 19, 2021

7 Attractive Places to Visit in Hassan

Hassan

Top Tourist Attractions in Hassan

Hassan is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka and the district headquarters of Hassan district. The city is 980 metres above sea level. It was given the name Hasanamba after the Hasanamba temple. During the era 1000-1334 CE, Hassan district was the headquarters of the Hoysala Empire, which governed extensive areas of south India from Belur, its early capital, and Halebidu, its later capital. The district is named Hassan after the town’s goddess and ruling deity, “Haasanamba.”

Best Places to Visit in Hassan

  1. Shravanabelgola
  2. Chennakeshava Temple, Belur
  3. Hoysaleshwara Temple, Halebidu
  4. Manjrabad Fort
  5. Hasanamba Temple
  6. Gorur Dam
  7. Bisle Ghat

 Best Time to Visit in Hassan

Anytime (October to February)

How to Reach Hassan

By Road

Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, Madikeri, and Chickmagalore are all easily accessible from Hassan. Bangalore is 187 kilometres away, while Mysore is 115 kilometres away. From these cities/towns, there are frequent government buses to Hassan.

By Rail

Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli, Shimoga, and Mangalore are all accessible by train from Hassan.

By Air

Hassan does not have an airport, thus the nearest airport is Bangalore, from where one may fly to other major Indian and international destinations.

Animesh Sharma

Animesh Sharma loves to travel to domestic and international places. He likes to explore unexplored and offbeat travel places in India and abroad.

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