To the north of Tungabhadra about half an hour from Hampi is the ruined fortifications of Anegundi. Thanks to a heritage conservation project, the Kishkinda Trust Anegundi is an amazing place to stay and is far less commercialized than Hampi. You can get to Anegundi from Hospet.
Shravanabelagola is a major pilgrim for Jains is located in the midst of two hills in the Hassan district 158 km from Bangalore and 8 miles from Channarayapatna. There is a tank in the centre of this town called "Belagola" and the town is called by the same name. There are ancient monuments in Shravanabelagola, Sri Gomateshwara statue being the most prominent.
Heritage Sites near Bangalore..
Karnataka is truely the treasure cove when it comes to historic monuments. Be it the ancient temples of Pattadakal or the monuments in Aihole these magnificent sites can take you centuaries back in time. Hampi a land where time stands still or Badami with its cave temples will enchant you without doubt if you have the slightest inclination towards history and monuments. If you are looking for grandeur the Mysore palace and Bangalore palace will astonish you for a land celebrated as the cradle of stone architechture!
If anything makes Karnataka a unique destination in India it is the numerous world heritage sites strewn across the length and breadth of the state. Be it Hampi, worlds largest open air museum or Badami, the land of caves or Srirangapatna; Tipu Sultans abode, there is lots for the ones who want to walk down the alleys of history here in Karnataka.
In this section we are attempting to provide you with information to help you unravel the amazing treasure cove of Karnataka.