Hassan district in Karnataka situated in the south-western part is popular for the many Hoysala style of temple architecture and the natural beauty. Hassan was ruled by Mauryas, Kadambas, Chalukyas, Gangas, Hoysalas, and the Vijayanagara rulers.
Hassan is named after the goddess Hasanamba who is the presiding deity of the Hasanamba temple.
The main agricultural crop of the region are coffee, black pepper, potato, paddy, and sugarcane.
The whole region comprises of Southern Malnad, Semi-Malnad, and Southern Maidan.
Interesting place in Hassan:
Interesting places in Hassan district:
Belur 38 Km, Channakeshwara Temple
Halebeedu 31 Km, Hoysaleshwara Temple
Shravanabelagola 52 Km, Gommateshwara Temple
Koravangala 8 Km, Bucheswara Temple
Kondajji 16 Km, Veeranarayana Temple
Gorur 22 Km, Yoganarasimha Temple and Hemavathi Dam
Nuggenahalli 56 Km, Bhuvaneshwari and Lakshminarasimha Temple
Mosale 8 Km, Chennakeshava and Nageshwara Temple
Manjarabad 46 Km, Tippu’s Fort
Doddagaddavalli 19 Km, Laksmi Temple
Ramanathapura 51 Km, Rameshwara Temple
Haranahalli 34 Km, Kodi Mutt
Palya 20 Km, Lakshmi Janardhanaswamy Temple
Anekere 35 Km, Channakeshava Temple (1191 AD)
Bisale Ghat 112 Km
Type of place: Ancient City
Distance: Bangalore 186 Km, Mysore 195 Km
Transport: Well connected by road and rail
Facilities: Hotels to suit all budgets are available