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Places Near Davangere

If you are looking for some religious places near Davangere then you must visit the Harihareshwara Temple situated in the holy town of Harihar on the banks of River Tungabhadra near Chitradurga District. Located 14 kms from Davangere, the temple is a 12th century edifice built by Hoysala kings. The temple houses a four feet image of Harihara where the left portion represents Lord Vishnu and the right portion represents Lord Shiva. The temple is a fine example of architectural proficiency and unmatched craftsmanship.

Another interesting place that you can visit near Davangere is Siruvani Waterfalls and Dam which is 37 kms west of Davangere. The scenic view of the dam and the waterfalls is captivating to the least and is a popular picnic spot as well.

If you are travelling with children then you can visit the Black Thunder Amusement Park. Situated about 40 kms from Davangere on the Ooty main road, the amusement park features water sports and other pleasure activities for the whole family.

Located just 53 kms from Davangere is a popular pilgrim spot known as Honnali Raghavendraswamy Math in the small town of Honnali. The math, popularly known as dwithiya mantralaya, is revered by everyone alike.

Chitradurga is another popular place that you must visit if you are in Davangere. Located just 60 kms from the city, the town is famous for its historic Chitradurga Fort.

Another religious place near Davangere that you can visit is Aihole situated 173 kms from Davangere. Aihole was once the capital of the Chalukayan kings and has more than 125 intricately carved temples. The oldest temple in the area is the 5th century Lad Temple.


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