Hassan Tours - Hassan India Tours
Quite famous as an archaeological site, the mystical land of Hassan is a district in Karnataka. With our Hassan Tour you can visit the land dotted with magnificent architectural marvels. This city was once the capital of the Hoysala Empire which during itís hey days ruled most parts of South India. Here you will find amazing contributions made by the Hoysala rulers to the architectural heritage of Hassan. The interesting fact that you will notice while on your Hassan Tour is that there is a strong influence of Jainism in the city. Shravanabelagola is the most prominent Jain centers of all. Hassan is an important city also because it serves as a home to the main control facility of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization).
Hassan not only is rich in architectural marvels, but also is naturally picturesque. The climate that you will come across while on your Hassan Tours is quite similar to the climate found in Bangalore, pleasant and relaxing all through out the year.
Few Places Where You We Take You While on Your Hassan India Tour Are:
This magnificent temple lies about 27 Kms north-west of Hassan. This temple is a silent witness to the rich cultural heritage of Karnataka. A visit to this temple will let you marvel at the awesome sculptural profusion. You will find that the walls of the temple are covered with an endless variety of gods and goddesses, animals, birds and dancing girls. You will always notice that this splendid temple is guarded by a Nandi Bull structure.
This picturesque beauty is located 38 Kms from Hassan. A visit to this place will rejuvenate you with its charismatic grandeur. It is at a distance of 187 km from the capital Bangalore. Here you can visit the Channekeshava Temple, which is the only one of the three major Hoysala sites still in use.
At a distance of 51 Kms southeast of Hassan lies the most sacred Jain Pilgrimage, Shravanabelagola. Here you will find a 17 m high monolith of Lord Bahubali - the world's tallest monolithic statue. If you want you could attend the performance of Mahamastakabhisheka - a spectacular ceremony held once in 12 years, when the 1000 -year- old statue is anointed with milk, curds, ghee, saffron and gold coins.
How to Reach:
Hassan does not have an airport. The nearest airport is Bangalore, from where one can take flights to major destinations in India like Delhi, Calcutta, and Mumbai. One can also take connecting flights to destinations abroad from Bangalore.
Hassan is connected to Bangalore, Mysore, and Mangalore by regular trains. The railway station is around 2 km east of town.
By Road: Hassan is linked with Belur, Halebid, Shravanbelgola, Bangalore and Mysore by road. We would provide you all India tourist permit vehicles for the local transportations and also for the intercity drives too.