Explore The KGF And Iconic Temples In Kolar, Karnataka!

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Gopika VC

Kolar is a lovely town that welcomes both tourists and people who care about the environment. This place is popular with tourists because it is known for its temples and its gold mines.

Beautiful village 12 km from Mulbagal. It features a Ramalingeswara Swamy temple complex, a hilltop Sita Parvati shrine, and the piller carving of Deevabbarasi.


Nestled at a height of 600 m. Tipu's drop is the place where prisoners were tied down when Tipu Sultan was in charge. This is how the place got its name.

Tipu’s Drop

Kolar Betta, also known as Satasringa Hills (hundred peaked mountain), is a great picnic location. Visitors will encounter an immense plateau at Kolar Betta.

Kolar Betta Or Kolar Hills

Locals say Markandeya ran tapas here. Visitors to Markandeya Hill will find a lovely temple and reservoir with similar names.

Markandeya Hill

Antara Gange is a mountain in the Shathashrunga mountain range. It is in the Kolar district, which is in the southeastern part of the Indian state of Karnataka.

Antara Gange

India's largest gold mine, Kolar Gold Fields, closed in 2001. Today, tourists with comparable colonial architecture visit the fields.

Kolar Gold Fields

This hallowed spot excites Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. The Kurudumale Ganesha Temple is ideal for travellers seeking rest and rejuvenation.

Kurudumale Ganesha Temple

This spectacular temple has a large outside Mantapa, Antharala, Mukha Mantapa, and Garbhagriha and is a Dravidian architectural masterpiece.

Someshwara Temple

The temple's main attraction is a 108-foot (33-meter) linga and a 35-foot (11-meter) Lord Nandi statue surrounded by lakhs of lesser lingas over 15 acres (61,000 m2).

Kotilingeshwara Temple

This thousand-year-old temple was built by the Cholas. It was built in the South Indian style and is where Goddess Kolaramma lives.

Kolaramma Temple