Shimoga, presently known as Shivamogga, is the administrative headquarters of Shimoga district. Scenic hills, valleys, water bodies, dense forests, flora and fauna, forts, temples and historical places adorn Shimoga, making it a perfect tourist destination.
Shimoga is located in the central part of Karnataka, on the banks of the Tunga River.
Shimoga (meaning Face of Shiva), established by the Keladi rulers, enjoyed its golden days during the rule of Shivappa Nayaka in around 1600 AD.
Climate in Shimoga remains cool round the year. For a Tour to Shimoga, the best time to visit is between the months of October and March.
Make your Tour to Shimoga memorable by visiting these famous tourist places near Shimoga :
Explore the land of Shimoga, visiting the places around it, while on a Tour to Shimoga :