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Chikmagalur district takes its name from the headquarters town of Chikmagalur which literally means younger daughter's town. Chikmagalur, a famous coffee town of Karnataka, is located at a height of over 1900 metres, 250 km from Bangalore. Chikmagalur boasts a pretty Hoysala temple -- the Kodandarama temple. The famous temple towns of Halebid and Belur are also located close to Chikmagalur.

Chikmagalur Tourist Attractions
Ishwara Temple

Hiremagalur which is now a part of Chikmagalur town has an Ishwara Temple with a 1.22 metre high, intriguing figure of Jademuni. The temple also houses a Yoopastambha, believed to be installed by King Janamejaya, during his serpent sacrifice.

Lodandarama Temple

This temple is a synthesis of Hoysala and Dravidian style of architecture.

 
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