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    Shimoga is a district of Karnataka. The place is locally known by the name Shiva- mogga literally meaning "Face of Shiva". The landscapes dotted with waterfalls, palm trees, beautiful paddy fields, and picturesque surroundings make the city more attractive.

    The main places to visit in Shimoga include Ganapathi temple located in Ramanna Shreste Park, Basaveshwar Temple located in Gandhi Bazar, Marikamba Temple and Kannika Parmeshwari temples.

    Sacred Heart Church: This is the second largest church in India with about 18000 sqft and a big prayer hall. The church is built in the Roman and Gothic style of architecture.

    Shivappa Nayaka Palace: The Palace is located in the centre of the city on the banks of river Tunga. This was built in the 16th century by Shivappa Nayaka. The entire work of the palace is built with rose wood. Now the palace has been converted into a museum maintained by Archeology department of Karnataka with collections of stone carvings and antiques of Keladi period.

    Agumbe: The place is located in Thirthahalli taluk of Shimoga district. It is really amazing to watch sunset view from the top of the hill here. This place is also popularly known as the "Chirapunji" of South India as the place receives the highest rainfall in South India. The best season to visit here is from November to January.

    Vanake-Abbey Falls: This is a small waterfall located about 4 Kms from Agumbe. This is a picturesque picnic spot as well as an amazing sunset point also.

    Achakanya Falls: Achakanya falls is just 10 km from Thirthahalli. The river Sharavathi takes a spectacular leap here form this wonderful falls.

    Ambutheertha: The place is located 10 kms from Thirthahalli. From here the river Sharavathi originates. There exists a belief here that this is the place where the Lord Rama broke a bow to win the hand of Sita. You can find here a Shivalinga also.

    Balligave: This place was once capital of Kedara rulers. It is located 80 kms from Shimoga. The main attractions here are Keshareshwara temple, Panchalinga temple, Thripuramthakeshwara, Kaithaleshwara and the Veerashaiva mutt.

    Bandalike: This place is located about 35 kms to the north of Shikaripura. The main attractions here are temples. Some of the main temples here are  Shanthinath Basadi, Someshwara Threemurthi and Sahasralinga temple.

    Bhadra Dam: The dam is located 28 Kms from Shimoga constructed across the river Bhadra. The main attractions here are the aqua farms and the electricity generating station.

    The above listed are only a few of the tourist attractions in and around Shimoga. There are a number of tourist spots in Shimoga must visiting.

    The best time to visit Shimoga is from October to March. Shimoga is well connected with road and rail transport. The nearest airport to Shimoga is at Hubli.

    There are many holiday rental accommodations available in Shimoga such as resorts and homestays offering comfortable stay for its visitors. We have listed some of the best budget holiday homes in Shivamogga in our website. Our advanced search option helps you easily find the right holiday accommodations that fit your budget and convenience; travelers can always make direct contact with the property owner from our website before finalizing their reservations. We have also introduced friendly dormitories for Group, budget & cheap holiday stays.

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