Located around 60 Km away from Bangalore, Nandi Hills is one such tourist spot that has gradually been discovered by visitors over the years and has now become a well-known weekend getaway.
The place was previously used by the famous ruler Tipu Sultan as a summer retreat, and several traces of the Sultan’s life and legacy can be found in the area. His summer residence can still be found in Nandi Hills. The house was called Tashk-e-Jannat, whose painted walls, intricate archways, high pillars, and artfully crafted ceilings attract tourists and visitors even today. Nandi Hills is also home to some famous temples and shrines such as the Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and his companions- Parvati and Nandi.
Best Time To Visit Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills comes many flocks of tourists here during the time of sunrise and sunset time. At this time you can see a cloudy sky. The best time to visit this place is Oct – Feb.
How To Reach Nandi Hills
The best way to reach the Nandi Hills is by taking a personal vehicle if you have limited time or seek comfort. Alternatively, you can choose KSRTC buses from the bus stand and reach Nandi Hills within 2-3 hours from Bangalore city center.
You can also head out to Chikballapur, which lies at a distance of 10 KM from Nandi Hills and to cover the remaining distance, you can opt for an auto ride.