Therahalli: Ancient village tucked in the Shatashringa hills
The entrance to the temple is through a huge gopuram which is probably now half its size compared to what it used to be. Inside the temple premises there are some old stone sculptors and the main temple. The temple was locked but on request the caretaker opened the doors and we had a glimpse of the lord. The temple opens early in the morning and then again in the evening when the puja is done.
Outside the temple on the walls we could see many inscriptions in Tamil and Old Kannada. We also saw a tower on top of a huge rock which was looking great. After spending time in this place, we left the place with loads of memories.
How to reach: Bus: KSRTC buses and also several private buses ply regularly from Bangalore to Kolar. From there, Therahalli can be reached by autorickshaw.
By Bike/Car: Take the NH4 towards Kolar, Just before entering Kolar near the NH4, turn left towards Therahalli.
Food/Accommodation: Kamat Upachar is a good option for food on NH4 near Narsapura.
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