Karigowda Residency Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hassan
... rain! The hotel (which was meant to be for two nights) was one of the fanciest we had had. It was new, so the place was spotless. Our room had a jug with tea and coffee, a hot shower, and a flat screen telly with all the channels! We decided on an early dinner but ended up returning to the hotel as nowhere opened until 6-7pm. So the evening ended with a quick meal in the hotel restaurant and lots of telly watching. - ...
... too so we were quite happy with the place. We refreshed ourselves, had a bath and then left to get some dinner. We had dinner at Eats of Arab. We ordered grill chicken, a mutton biryani, and some rotis. The food was okay. We went back to the room and had a few drinks each. And so ends the fourth day of this trip.
... I didn't count, but there were multi hundreds of steps carved right out of the granite mountain surface). And as all temples in India require, you can only visit barefoot. So, the whole climb was traveled with buff feet! There were hundreds of old and young people alighting to the top of mountain, some fast and some not. School kids raced upwards, while some of the "aunties" and “uncles” (the euphemism Indians and others around the world refer to older people ...
... stop was a Jain temple on the top of a stone hill, Śravaṇa Beḷgoḷa. This place is particularly known for 57 feet long Gommateshvara, the largest monolithic (carved from a single piece of stone) statue in the world and one of the Times' seven wonders of India.
Climbing up the stairs take you at least around 8-10 minuted and before ...
... the elephants, lions and horses on the first three rows. In general layout it is like Halebeedu but the whole complex as I said is more completed
There are three large side temples, a large gate complex, marriage pavilion and many other structures. One of these is something our guide pointed out and that was the gravity pillar. The pillar just sits on the base and is not attached by mortar and metal ...
Other places to stay in Hassan
Bm Highway, Hassan | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Arali Marada Koppalu, Hassan | Hotelfrom $22
No 121, Opposite DC Office, Hassan | Hotelfrom $88
B.M. Road, Post Box No. 97, Hassan | Hotelfrom $15
Hemavathi Farm, Hassan | Hotelfrom $28