Nanjangud is a famous temple town, located in Mysore
district of Karnataka. This bustling pilgrimage is calmly located on the banks
of River Kabini. It is one of the well renowned Hindus religious centers, the
streets of Nanjanagud are always flocked by devotees throughout the year
irrespective of weather. The charm and serene nature of temples of Najangud are
attracting tourists and devotees from far and wide. The amazing architecture of
the temples is eye-catching features of this sacred destination. Most of the temples
are devoted to Lord Shiva and are nestled on the banks of River Kabini. The
ambience beauty of Najanagud can be experienced especially in the evening.
After sunset, the mesmerizing architecture, secluded atmosphere and cool breeze
from Kabini River banks are offering such a divinity. It is worth visiting
Places to visit
Lord Srikanteshwara Temple
It is the prime attraction and most popular temple in
Najangud. The sacred shrine is on the banks of River Kabini and devoted to Lord
Shiva. It is believed that the Linga in sanctum sanctorum was installed y the
Saint Gauthama. It depicts a Dravidian style of architecture.
It is a fabulous River, around 80 km from Mysore district
which serves as a huge reservoir. It is also a famous wildlife destination and
has an eccentric lake along with a forest region which sprawls around 55 acres.
It gives an excellent place to camp to enjoy the virgin surroundings and to
trek to Kumara Parvatha.
How to reach Nanjangud
Bangalore international airport is at a distance of 160 km
Nanjangud has its own well established railhead and served
by good number of trains.
Plenty of bus services are offered by state and private bus
Nanjangud is best viewed during winter, temperature ranges from 22°C to 32°C.