Places to Visit in Hassan

1. Shettihalli Church: The church was built by French missionaries in the 19th century and is surrounded by water, except during the monsoon when the Hemavati River floods its lower reaches.

2. Gorur Dam: The Hemavati River, Gorur Dam is a picturesque spot with a beautiful reservoir. The dam is surrounded by lush greenery, making it a peaceful place to visit.

3.Kadareswara Temple: This ancient temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is known for its unique architecture and historical significance.

4.Lakshmi Narasimha Temple: Lakshmi Narasimha Temple at Naggehalli, Hassan, Karnataka, a 13th century Hoysala architectural marvel known for the rare Lakshmi Narasimha sculpture with the goddess sitting on Narasimha's lap.

5.Lakshmi Devi Temple: The Lakshmi Devi Temple, located in Doddagaddavalli near Hassan, Karnataka, is an ancient Hoysala temple known for its simple yet elegant architecture and intricate sculptures.

6.Ishvara Temple: The Ishvara Temple, located in Arasikere, Hassan district, Karnataka, is a prominent Hoysala-era temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its unique architecture and well-preserved sculptures.

7. Shravanabelagola Bahubali: Famous for the colossal Bahubali statue, Shravanabelagola is a significant Jain pilgrimage center. The 57-foot tall statue is carved out of a single block of granite and is situated atop the Vindhyagiri Hill.

8. Shri Ranganatha Temple: The Shri Ranganatha Temple, situated in Srirangapatna near Mysuru, Karnataka, is a prominent Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, featuring Dravidian and Vijayanagara architectural styles.