Hassan industrial will be interesting, Hassan district is known for its coffee plantation some of them are owned by major Players like Tata, another interesting aspect is wind energy that is being generated by several public and private players like, EDCL, Suzlon, NTPC etc. the district has four Special economic zones for Textile, Food Processing, Pharma and electronis the major industrial players in the district includes Grasim Industries Limited, Mahyco Seeds Ltd, Venkateshwar Hatcheries Ltd, Fortune Cotton Agro Industries, Kancor Colours Limited, Ramco Industries Limited etc.
A relaxed and laid-back town, Hassan is the headquarters of the same-named district and is one of the all-time favourite spots in the state of Karnataka. Named after the town’s presiding Goddess “Hasanamba”, Karnataka’s fourth largest city is mainly a farmer and trader town. Hassan is a pleasant place to explore for a day or two on foot and forms a perfect base for exploring the world-famous site of Halebid (33km), Belur (38km) and Sravanabelagola (48km).
Hassan is best known for its Hasanamba Temple, but there’s also Siddeshvara Temple, built by Venkatappa Nayaka, one of the Nayaka rulers.
Sights to See
Situated about 6 km from Sakleshpur town, Manjarabad Fort is located at an altitude of about 3,240 feet. It was named Manjarabad by famous Mysore ruler Tippu Sultan. The beautiful landscape here attracts a large number of tourists.
Located 25 km from Hassan on Hassan-Arakalgud Road, the place is famous for the temple of Yoganarasimha Swamy built in 1586 AD in Hoysala style. Besides, Vasudeva and Kailaseshwara temples are also situated here. The dam constructed across the Hemavathi River is a picnic spot.
Located in the picturesque village of Shettihalli, Holy Rosary Church gets submerged in the waters of the Hemavathy River. Located on the Hassan-Shettihalli Road, the church is fast emerging a famous travel destination in the district.
- Hassan Dairy
- Hemvati Hydro project
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Situated on the left bank of the Cauvery, it is a noted centre of pilgrimage for its temples dedicated to Subramanya Swamy and Pattabi Ramachandra, built in the Dravidian style. Other shrines dotting this place are Laxminarasimha, Prasanna Rameshwara Temple, Agasthyeshwara Swamy and Durga Rameshwari. Ramanathapura is about 50 km from Hassan.
Belur (38 km)
Belur, located on the banks of the river Yagachi in Hassan district, was the capital of the powerful south Indian dynasty of the Hoysalas. Also known as the Banaras of the South, “Dakshin Varanasi”, the place is home to the awe-inspiring Chennakesava Temple, a fine specimen of Hoysala architecture.
Halebid (33 km)
102 km away from Sravanabelagola is Halebid which was the ancient capital of the Hoysala Empire. However after its ruin the Hoysalas then shifted their capital to Belur. The intricately carved Hoysaleswara temple in Halebid is famous for its profusion of pillars.
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