In & Around Places

In & Around Places and Distance from PVR Amabara Homestay

  • Srirangapatna/Rangan Tittu -Distance - 35 Kms

  • KRS DAM -Distance - 45 Kms.

  • Mysore Palace - Distance  -70 Kms

  • Shivanasamudra Falls -Distance - 44 Kms

  • Somanathapura Temple - Distance -53 Kms.

  • Talakad Temples - Distance -55 Kms.

  • Muthathi Forest - Distance 65 Kms.

  • Biligiriranga Hills(BR Hills) -Distance 101 Kms.

  • MM Hills.- Distance - 120 Kms

 

Srirangapatna - Distance - 35 Kms

Srirangapatna (also spelled Shrirangapattana; anglicized to Seringapatam during the British Raj) is a town in Mandya district of the Indian state of Karnataka. Located near the city of Mysore, it is of religious, cultural and historic importance.

The town takes its name from the celebrated Ranganathaswamy temple which dominates the town, making Srirangapattana one of the most important Vaishnavite centers of pilgrimage in south India. The temple was built by the Ganga dynasty rulers of the area in the 9th century; the structure was strengthened and improved upon architecturally some three centuries later. Thus, the temple is a medley of the Hoysala and Vijayanagar styles of temple architecture.

 

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary -Distance - 35 Kms

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary (Kannada: ರಂಗನತಿಟ್ಟು ಪಕ್ಷಿಧಾಮ) also known as Pakshi Kashi of Karnataka is a Bird Sanctuary in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka in India. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state,only 0.67 km². in area, which is about 40 acres and comprises six islets on the banks of the Kaveri river.Ranganthittu is located three kilometers away from the historic town of Srirangapatna. The sanctuary attracted about 2.90 lakh visitors during 2011-12, which shows its notability as important bird sanctuary of India.

 

KRS DAM/ GARDENS  -Distance - 45 Kms.

Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, is the name of both a lake and the dam that creates it. It is located close to the settlement of Krishnarajasagara. The dam is across Kaveri River, in Mandya District near Mysore in Karnataka state, India. There is an ornamental garden attached to the dam, called Brindavan Gardens. There is also a child in name, Krishnaraja Sagar.

 

Shivanasamudra Falls -Distance -44 Kms

The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides the river into twin waterfalls. This creates the fourth largest island in the rivers course. A group of ancient temples are located here and there likely was a village.

 

Talakad Temples - Distance -55 Kms.

Talakad or Talakadu is a desert-like town on the left bank of the Kaveri river 45 km (28 miles) from Mysore, India. It once had over 30 temples, most of which now lay buried in sand. The extant goup of temples, where the eastward flowing Kaveri river changes course as the sand on its banks spreads over a wide area, is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus.

 

Muthathi Forest - Distance 65Kms.

Muthathi (or Muttatti) is a settlement situated on the banks of the Kaveri river near Malavalli in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is surrounded by a dense forest which is the home of the Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary. The location has associations with Sita (the wife of Rama) and Anjaneya (a Hindu deity), and there is a small temple dedicated to Anjaneya near the town. This well connected hilly place is accessible from Bangalore through direct bus/private vehicles.

 

Somanathapura Temple - Distance -53 Kms.

Somanathapura (ಸೋಮನಾಥಪುರ) is a town located  the historic Mysore city in Mysore district, Karnataka state, India. Somanathapura is famous for the Chennakesava Temple (also called Kesava or Keshava temple) built by Soma, a Dandanayaka (commander) in 1268 CE under Hoysala Empire King Narasimha III, when the Hoysalas were the major power in South India. The Keshava temple is one of the finest and most complete examples of Hoysala architecture and is in a very well preserved condition. The temple is in the care of the Archeological Survey of India as a protected heritage site.

 

Biligiriranga Hills(BR Hills) -Distance 101 Kms.

The Biligiriranga Hills, (Kannada: ಬಿಳಿಗಿರಿರಂಗನ ಬೆಟ್ಟ) commonly called B R Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, at its border with Tamil Nadu (Erode District) in South India. The area is called Biligiriranga Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a protected reserve under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. Being at the confluence of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, the sanctuary is home to eco-systems that are unique to both the mountain ranges. The site was declared a Tiger Reserve in December 2010.

 

MM Hills(Male Mahadeshwara Hills)- Distance - 120 Kms

The Lord Sri Mahadeshwara is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Shiva. He is worshipped as the family god of the hill tribals Soligas, Jenu Kurubas, Kadu Kurubas, Kuruba Gowdas of Mandya, Mysore and Chamarajnagar districts. Historical evidences suggest that the Saint Mahadeshwara must have lived during the 15th century. About 600 years ago, he came here to perform penance and it is believed that he is still performing penance in the temple's garbha gudi in the form of a linga. The linga, worshipped now in the garbha gudi, is a self-manifested (swayambhu) one. Sri Male Mahadeshwara Swamy was moving on a tiger known as Huli Vahana (Tiger as a vehicle) and performed a number of miracles around the hills to save the people and saints living there. The Lord Sri Mahadeshwara's miracles are beautifully sung by the village folk in Janapada Style.