T Narsipura & Gargeshwari: Prayag of the South
T Narasipura is known for the Narsimhaswamy temple belonging to the Vijayanagara period. Situated at the confluence of 3 rivers - Kaveri, Kapila and Spatika Sarovara, the temple stands tall on the banks and is visited by pilgrims from many parts of the state. T Narsipura is also a place of archaeological importance where several remains from Neolithic period have been found. Also many inscriptions have been found in the temple belonging to the Krishnadevaraya period. We went for a coracle ride to the other end of the Sangama and we were lucky to spot different varieties of birds on the way. The water looked crystal clear the reflection of the clear blue skies looked perfect on the waters.
How to reach: Bus: KSRTC buses ply from Bangalore to T Narsipura regularly. From T Narsipura hire a private vehicle to Gargheshwari.
By Car: Head towards Mysore road on SH12 and at Channapatna turn left towards T Narsipura. After crossing Malavalli, turn left at Chikkamallige Koppalu towards T Narsipura. From T Narsipura, cross the bridge towards Mysore to reach Gargeshwari temple..
Food/Accommodation: Its advisable to carry food from home as there are no proper restaurants on the way.
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