History and About:
Nandi hills is a famous historical mountain castle in south India, located in Chikkaballapur District, Karnataka. Nandi hills are also known as Nandidurga. It is nearly 60km away from Bangalore city. It is 4700 feet high from the sea level. Nandhi hills home to several temples and one such temple that you must visit are the Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple in Nandi village. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the greatest places to visit early in the morning during Sun Rise. This is famous for tourism, photography, and trekking for visitors. There are a number of visitor spots in various areas of this mountain, including Tipu’s Drop, Tipu Sultan’s Fort, Nandi Temple, Gavi Veerbhadra Swamy Temple, Gandhi House, Brahmashram. Each of these famous sites has its own distinctive background and meaning. There is a belief that the Nandi idol is increasing its size. many articles in ancient scriptures specified the significance and heritage of Nandi Hills.
Why should we visit Nandi Hills?
Nandi hill is popular for its breathtaking view. Most of the photographers visit Nandhi hills before sunrise and for the sunset to capture the gorgeous scenery. So, Nandi Hills is a tourist spot not just because of the temple, for its natural marveling.
Nandi hill is the best spot for photographers:
Many beginners will get to know or learn about the basics of photography such as lighting and frames. Many Pro photographers choose this place for the photoshoots, pre-wedding and post-wedding photography.
Places to visit:
- Channagiri Hills
- Tipu fort
- Nehru Nilaya
- Bhoga Nandishwara Temple
- Nandi Hill Caves
- Yoga Nandeeshwara Swamy Temple
- Ganesh Temple
- Nandi Food Court
- The Olives Fine Dine Restaurant
- Shree Hotel
- Nandi Upachar
Parking will be available for both two wheelers and four wheelers.
The entry fee for a person is five rupees per head. And it includes parking fees 15 rupees for bikes and 60 rupees for cars.
Address: Nandi hills, Chikkaballapur district, Bangalore, Karnataka-562003