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Showing posts with label Mandya. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mandya. Show all posts

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Tonnuru Kere (Tonnuru Lake)

Tonnuru Kere is a scenic lake situated in the district of Mandya. It is also known as Moti Talab.

Distance From Bengaluru: Approximately 130 kms.
What's Special: A very scenic lake surrounded with interesting landscapes like hills which are associated with legends from Pandavas. It is said that Pandavas stayed in Pandavapura(the village near which Tonnur Lake is situated) for a short period of time during their 14 years exile. A hill has been named after Kunti(mother of Pandavas) as Kunti Betta because she was very found of this place.
Mode of Transport: Buses, Trains and any private mode of transport by road.
Near By Places: Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam (KRS), Kunti Betta, Mysore Zoo, Srirangapatna, Ranganthittu, Mysore, Mysore Exhibition, Cauvery River etc...



Sunday, March 1, 2009

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary

"Ranganthittu" is a bird sanctuary situated in the district of Mandya, Karnataka. It is home to a lot of different species of migratory birds. Millions of birds migrate to these waters every year to treat our eyes. Distance From Bengaluru: Approximately 130 kms.
What's Special: Migratory birds and various other marine animals such as crocodiles, aligators and tortoises. You can also go boating in crocodile and aligator infected waters. Ranganthittu is surely one of the best tourist places near Bengaluru (Bangalore).
Mode of Transport: Buses and any private mode of transport by road.
Near By Places: Mysuru, Srirangapatna, Mandya, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, Ranganthittu, Brindavan Gardens, Shravana Bellagola, Wayanad, etc...

Shivanasamudra Falls

"Shivanasamudra Falls" is a very beautiful water falls situated on the river Cauvery. The falls has been named after the place in which it is situated. It is situated in a place called Shivanasamudra in Mandya district. Distance From Bengaluru: Approximately 132 kms.
What's Special: Asia's second and India's first Hydro-electric power station is located here and ofcourse the water falls itself is a master piece of God. Shivanasamudra is one of the most beautiful tourist places near Bengaluru (Bangalore).
Mode of Transport: Buses and any private mode of transport by road.
Near By Places: Mysuru, Talakadu, Somnathpura, Srirangapatna, Mandya, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, Ranganthittu, Brindavan Gardens, Shravana Bellagola, Wayanad, etc...