Chikmagalur is a town located in Chikkamagaluru district in Karnataka, located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range the town is known for its coffee and tea estates. At a distance of 40 km from Kadur, 62 km from Hassan, 148 km from Mangalore, 178 km from Mysore and 240 km from Bangalore, Chikmagalur (also known as Chikkamagaluru) is a hill town located in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Situated at an altitude of 3,400 feet at the foothills of Mulliyangiri range, Chikmagalur is one of the best hill stations near Bangalore and also among the most famous tourist places near Bangalore. Chikmagalur is situated in the south-western part of Karnataka, It lies at the foothills of the Baba Budan range and offers an ideal getaway for those looking at a quiet weekend. Typical of Ghat topography, the town offers unending vistas of mountains, streams, and coffee
and pepper plantations. A number of rivers, such as Bhadra, Hemavathi, Tunga, Netravathi and Vedavathi, originate in the hills surrounding the town. Chikmagalur today serves as the headquarters of a district by the same name. Tourist Places Near Chikkamagaluru: Amruthapura, Ayyanakere, The Bababudan Range, Sri Guru Dattatreya Bababudanswamy’s Darga, Ballala Rayana Durga, Balehonnur and Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary are few Tourist Attractions around Chikkamagaluru.

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