Tumkur (district)

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Tumkur (district)

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Tumkur district is an administrative district in the state of Karnataka in India. The district headquarters are located at Tumkur. It is around 70 kms from Bangalore.


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Aralaguppe Temple

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Tumkur is well connected by road. National Highways NH4, NH205, and also the State Highway SH33, SH48 and SH94 pass/originate from here.

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The Station Code of Tumkur Railway Station is TK. And most of the trains pass/stop through here.

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Nearest Airport is in Bangalore and is around 70 Kms away.

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Temple of Narasimha at Seebi
  • Temples - Visit the numerous temples in Tumkur. Some of the popular are listed below.
    • Temple of Narasimha - The temple is situated on the Tumkur-Sira road at distance of 30 km from Tumkur. The terrakota and frescoes of this temple are of 18th century.
    • Aralaguppe Temple - It is located 6 km from Banasandra railway station. It is a famous Kalleshwara temple in the Ganga-Nolamba style of the 9th century A.D. Its ceiling has wonderful dancing Shiva sculpture with musical accompanists and eight Dikpalas surrounding him with all their paraphernalia.
    • Kaidala Keshava Temple -

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