General Information About SakleshpurSakleshpur or Sakleshpura is a hill station town in Hassan District of the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is a beautiful town located in Western Ghats on Bangalore‑Mangalore Highway. Sakleshpur is located on the border of Malnad and Bayaluseemae in Hassan district. It receives heavy rainfall from the southwest monsoon and because of the temperate climate; this place is blessed with huge amount of coffee, tea, cardamom, and pepper plantations. In fact, Sakleshpur Taluk reports for around one-third of cardamom production in India. Sakleshpur is located in the Western Ghats, a mountain range that stretches from Kerala to Gujarat. The southern range, which includes Bisle reserve forest and the region around Sakleshpur is listed as one of the 18 most diverse spots in the world in terms of flora and fauna. Homestay in Sakleshpur is Great Place to Relax. It is consider to be weekend destination for lot of Bangaloreans. Easy to access as it is on National Highway 47 well connect with toll roads.
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More About SakleshpurSakleshpur is a hill station town in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is referred to as 'poor man's Ooty The town lies in the Malnad region on the magnificent hills of the biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats. It has a temperate climate surrounded with lofty green hills full of coffee, cardamom, pepper and areca plantations. These crops which contribute mainly to the economy of the Taluk are grown in the surrounding villages and entire taluk are brought to Sakleshpur city for sale. The town lies on National Highway 48 (NH-48) which connects port city of Mangalore with capital city Bengaluru of Karnataka state. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport. Sakleshpur is a scenic location in Karnataka sandwiched between Coorg district to south and Chikmagalur district to North, Dakshina Kananda district to west and Hassan district to east. Sakleshpur is small town on Bangalore Mangalore road. Known for cardamom and spices trade. Sakleshpur off late has become one of the weekend getaways from Bangalore, weekend getaways from Mysore, weekend getaways from Mangalore, Weekend getaways from Manipal. Sakleshpur is near to world famous Belur and Halebidu. It is enroute to Dharmasthala and Kukke Subramanya and Udupi Krishna temple. Bisle viewpoint, Manjarabad fort are other places of interest. Also do not miss Sakleshpur to Subramanya train. Sakleshpur is off late on Karnataka tourism radar. Indian tourist places is incomplete without Sakleshpur on the map. Bangalore to goa road trip is good fun via Sakleshpur. There are a few resorts in Sakleshpur also there are lot of homestays in Sakleshpur.
Sakleshpur Culture and History
HistoryAccording to history, the region was under the rule of the Chalukyas, Hoysalas and the kings of Mysore. During the reign of the Hoysalas, a shivalingam was found in this town. However, the shivalingam found was broken, which was called as shakaleshwara. Since then, the town came to be known as Sakaleshwara among local residents. According to another legend, the town was known as ‘sakala aishwaryagalinda kudida pura’, which literally means ‘the place is home to all kinds of wealth’.
LandscapeWe are at Sakleshpur, Karnataka. The blend of fine, famed culture and lush green terrain of our region, inspires our intent to provide finest hospitality to travelers. During your visit to Sakleshpur, you can witness the second highest peak in Karnataka, Jenukal Gudda, which also means ‘Honey-stone Mountain’.
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