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Sakleshpur

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Sakleshpur

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Sakleshpur is a town in Karnataka.

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It is 230km from Bangalore,125km from Mangalore. It is located at 45km from Belur and Halebid are famous for magnificent Hoysala Temple Complex. Halebid is 17 km apart, but they have always been referred to in one breath, as belonging together. Yet, upon visiting them, the tourist realizes that the two, though built by the same school (Jakkanna Achari is credited as the architect), are quite different in appearance. Sravanabelagola is the other famous Jain piligrimage spot.

See

Manjarabad fort, Bisle ghat, Jenukal Gudda, Hemavathi Backwater, Kukke Subrahmanya Temple, Belur-Halebid

Do

Trekking:Various short & long treks make this a trekkers favorite.The most famous being 'The Green Route" on railway tracks traversing high bridges & numerous tunnels.

Buy

Coffee powder,spices like cardamom,cinnamon,cashew & pepper.

Eat

Akki rotti & brinjal curry is the speciality of the region.

Drink

Planters club,Cosmo club & Manjarabad club & other local bars

Sleep

Homestays are popular here.

Get out

Trains & Buses are available to Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore & Hassan

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