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Tumkur, situated to the west of Bangalore at arround 65 km. Tumkur district is bounded by Mandya District to wards South, towards West and Northeast is Chitradurga , Hassan and Chikmagalur , towards Southeast is Ananthapur District of Andra Pradesh. Tumkur consists of 10 taluks namely Chikkanayakanahalli, Sira, Tiptur, Tumkur, Turuvekere, Kunigal, Gubbi, Madhugiri, Koratagere and Pavagada.

Places to Visit:
  1. Devarayana Durga: a hill station about 15 km from which also known as DD hills , Small hill in the midst of the forest. This place is famous for temples and interesting rock formations.

  2. Siddaganga: Siddaganga is famous for Siddaganga Mutt, which is a line of hope for poor and orphan children as this mutt is providing Education with free Hostel facility. Siddaganga Mutt hosts chain of educational institutions rite from formal Education to degree and also professional courses like Medical and Engineering is being provided. Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamiji, is head of Sree Siddaganga Mutt.

  3. Goravanahalli: about 30 Km from Tumkur in Koratagere taluk there is a famous Shri Maha Lakshmi temple whose idol is said to be self originated, there will be special worship which will be performed on fridays.

  4. Yediyur: Its about 90 km from Bangalore, there is a famous Shri Siddalingeshwara temple.

  5. Shivaganga: 60 kms from Bangalore. There are temples dedicated to Gangadhara and Honnadevi. There is a fresh water spring called Pathala Ganga.

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