The industrial visit to the Mango city will be an awesome experience, Krishnagiri, The district produces 300,000 tones of mangoes annually. There are approximately 25 industries located in the district processing mangoes. Apart from mangoes the hosur industrial area which is an industrial hub for several areas such as abrasives, automobiles, welding and wire mesh industries houses TVS Motor Company, Ashok Leyland, Hindustan Motors, Titan Industries, AV Tech, Carborandum, TAAL, TATRA-VECTRA, Hindustan Unilever, Premier Mills, Luk India,etc.
Krishnagiri district is an important tourism destination for religious shrines, museum and bewitching landscape. The district has the distinction of accommodating archeological sites dating back to the Neolithic, Monolithic and Paleolithic ages. The area that constitutes the present day Krishnagiri came under the control of various dynasties including Pandyas, Cholas, Cheras, Nulambas and Bijapur.
Endowed with natural bounties like an exquisite array of green valleys, hills and lake, Krishnagiri is the most convenient base for visiting other interesting places in the district. The indigenous tribal folks living n the forest of Denkanikottai with their rich and varied customs, traditions attract visitors from far and wide
Sights to See
Krishnagiri Reservoir Project (KRP) Dam
It is in between Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. Thousands of acres of land around Krishnagiri are irrigated with the help of this dam. This is a famous tourist spot too. This dam is flooded with tourists during the weekends.
In memory of the great freedom fighter and leader Rajaji, the Tamil Nadu Government has converted the house in Thorapalli where Rajaji was born, as a memorial. It is located 10 Km from Hosur near Onnalvadi. Some of his belongings and a photo gallery depicting his various walks of life are displayed here.
Rayakottah, a hill fort, situated at a distance of 30 km from Hosur marks the border of the Palghat plateau. Even after the Mysore wars, for the British it was a strategic place where their troops were stationed till 1861. The ramparts and the bastions of the fort are more or less intact. The fort is a protected monument.
- Titan Industries Ltd.
- TVS Motors Ltd
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Shree Parshwa Padmavathi Shaktipeet Tirth Dham
Krishnagiri Shaktipeetam is a spiritual organization, which promotes peace and harmony across the world and elevates its devotees from a sense of fake materialism to pure spiritualism through its different endeavors. This temple is located in Orappam village, just 7 km away from Krishnagiri.
Arulmigu Maragathambigai Chandra Choodeswara Temple
Located in Hosur on NH-7, this temple stands on a hillock. In close proximity to the temple is a children’s park. An observatory has been set up by the tourism department. A guest house, near to the hillock, is also functioning under the control of Tamil Nadu tourism.
This place is situated on the bank of Pennaiyar at a distance of 10 Km from Uthangarai and traditionally associated with Tirtamalai. It is believed that Hanuman who was instructed by Lord Rama to get the water from the Ganges for his penance at Tirtamalai which he could not do it in time. So Rama was said to have done Asthrapryogam and got it. Disappointed at this, Hanuman was said to have thrown down the vessel in which he brought the holy water and this spilled water is believed to be the ‘Hanumantirtham’. The water is considered sacred and during the Tamil month of Aadi (July-August) people frequent this spot.
About 25 km from Hosur, the place lies the border of Karnataka. It is situated in the land of valleys and cliffs. The climate is very cool and pleasant. It experiences cold and cloudy weather resembling England. Hence it is popular with the name ‘Little England’ since British rule in India. The area is covered by a number of hills. The fort at Denkanikottai is built by Palayakarar in 1530 AD. The fort is destroyed during war with Hyder Ali and Tippu Sultan. There is a temple for Venugopala Swami. Car festival is held during the month of May every year. Thousands of devotees visit during this festival.
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- 45 km from Hosur
- 90 km from Bangalore
- 110 km from Salem
- 256 km from Chennai
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