What to do and see in Bellary, Karnataka: The Best Places and Tips

Bellary, officially Ballari, in the eponymous Bellary district, is a major city in the state of Karnataka, India. It is 311 km from the state capital of Bangalore and 358 km from Hyderabad. Previously, Bellary has been a part of Madras State and of Hyderabad State. It was transferred to Karnataka in 1956 when new states were formed.

1. Hampi

Vijayanagara, Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins
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4.5 based on 83 reviews

Hampi

Reviewed By Dipayan_Chakraborty - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Must do if you are interested in ancient Indian culture

Hampi was the center of the Vijayanagara empire. It was destroyed by a coalition of the Deccan Muslim Sultanates. The place has lots to offer for the history buff. To fully explore the place will take more than a month. Typically tourists do the following

2. Kaladham

| Beside Hyatt Place, Vidyanagar Township, Toranagallu, Bellary 583123, India Nature & Parks, Museums, History Museums, Art Museums More
Excellent
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4.5 based on 27 reviews

Kaladham

Reviewed By nicodemuss3

not every one is allowed into it.

It is an amazing place to visit. completely built-in Vernacular style of Architecture. It was a part of Vidya Nagar Township, so gentiles are not allowed to enter there unless you have any known person in that township. opening timings are from 5:30 pm to

3. Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Hampi, Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 26 reviews

Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

Reviewed By Footprints727663

Beautiful

I went to Lakshmi Narasimha Temple. This temple features the biggest effigy in Hampi, of Narasimha sitting on SeshaNaag i.e. the seven headed snake acting as a shelter to him. The idol of Goddess Lakshmi is placed along with that of Narasimha. It is great

4. Mahanavmi Dibba

Hampi, Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
Excellent
58%
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4.5 based on 33 reviews

Mahanavmi Dibba

Reviewed By Soumyajit_DM - Pune, IndiaPune, India

One Of The Most Prominent Tourist Attractions In Hampi, Must Visit

Mahanavami Dibba is perhaps the most noticeable remain in all of the Royal Enclosure. Standing high and proud aloft the ground, this gorgeous stage provides a panoramic 360-degree view of the city. The stage was built to hold important events and function

5. Kumaraswamy Temple

| Devi Nagar, Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Kumaraswamy Temple

Reviewed By ShilpaVikas - Bangalore, IndiaBangalore, India

Temple on top of the hills

We visited the temple in Jan. This temple is around 20 mins drive from Sandur. You have to drive to ghat section of hills to reach the temple. The architecture of the temple is good.. You feel overwhelmed by the view of the temple. Can visit this place if

6. Sri Guru Kottureshwara Temple

Kotturu | Kudligi Taluk, Bellary 583134, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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5 based on 5 reviews

Sri Guru Kottureshwara Temple

Reviewed By vishwakumarmc - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Guru Kottureshwara Swamy

Shri Guru Kottureshwara Shrine at Kotturu is an ancient shrine located at the Kudligi taluk, Bellary District ad is at distance of 280 KM from Bengaluru.The main attraction of this place is car festival (Rathothsava) that happens every year, this is one o

7. Bellary Fort

Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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4 based on 31 reviews

Bellary Fort

Reviewed By Hamza M - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Nice relaxing climb

Beautiful remains for the ford surrounded by huge boulders.Not many people around, great place for a nice small picnic lunch.

8. Royal Enclosures

Hampi | 4 Km from Hampi, Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 39 reviews

Royal Enclosures

Reviewed By rat_astro - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

An area used for Royal events like parades, ceremonies, darbar etc.

This is a open area. It has Mahanavami Dibba, King;s Audience Hall, Aqueducts and Pushkarani and a Secret underground chamber as main attractions. It has no place for shelter and a lot of walkingis needed so try to visit this in the morning or evening.

9. Shri Ujjaini Saddharma Peetha

Kudligi Taluk, Bellary 583136, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 2 reviews

Shri Ujjaini Saddharma Peetha

Reviewed By Kiransaradhya - Bangalore Rural District, IndiaBangalore Rural District, India

Shri Ujjaini Saddharma Peetha

Shri Ujjaini Saddharma Peetha / Shri Ujjaini Saddarma Simhasana peetha is one of the place with historical value for Veerashaiva sect of Hindu religion. According to mythology this is one of the Pancha peethas or one of the place of 5 Teachers who founded

10. Mylara Lingeshwara Temple

Bellary, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

Mylara Lingeshwara Temple

Reviewed By Prajyot7 - Pune, IndiaPune, India

Mailara Linga (Khandoba) - Mylara

This temple is situated in the south west corner of Hadagali Taluk in Bellary district in Karnataka State. The River Tungabhadra flows just two kilometres away from this temple. From main twelve temples of loard Khandoba this is one of them. You can also

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