Hiding in the lap of nature with its untouched beauty is the amazing Hassan, which is also called the poor man’s Ooty. This virgin district in Karnataka takes you closest to the nature and makes it hard to get back to normalcy without raving about its beauty and leaves with you a craving to explore more of it.
Even though Hassan is a small and simple village, it is known for its scenic beauty and it is home to fabulous pilgrimages such as the Halebid, Belur and Shravanabelagola. The temples of Belur are said to be the epitome of Hoysala architecture.
Shravanabelagola is one of the holiest Jain pilgrimages in India and is a must visit. Hassan also boasts some ancient architectural wonders and it is a highly preferred spot for tourists.
Apart from that Hassan is quite popular for its eye-conic village called Sakleshpur. This beautiful town lies in Malnad region on the magnificent Western Ghats, and is famous for its coffee, cardamom, areca and pepper plantations.
The food you find here is yet another thing to rave about! People who love to taste meaty delicacies have to try the locally available Akki Roti and Pork Curry for sure!
This place is known for its Shiva temple, waterfalls and trekking.
Sakleshpur is just 300 KM from Bangalore so the next time you’re around do try this awesome place and rejuvenate yourself with nature’s touch.
Author: sahithi srivatchasa