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
- Chennakeshava Temple, Belur
- Hoysaleshwara Temple, Halebidu
- Manjrabad Fort
- Hasanamba Temple
- Gorur Dam
- Bisle Ghat
Best Time to Visit in Hassan
Anytime (October to February)
How to Reach Hassan
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.
Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli, Shimoga, and Mangalore are all accessible by train from Hassan.
Hassan does not have an airport, thus the nearest airport is Bangalore, from where one may fly to other major Indian and international destinations.