If you are a history fan or a history enthusiast and if you still haven’t been to Keladi, then apply leave right away, take a bus to Sagara or Keladi because a true history fan or a history enthusiast can never miss out going to Keladi.
Then, Keladi was a part of Vijayanagara Empire later after Vijayanagara got defeated in Battle of Talikote, Keladi was ruled completely by its Nayakas and Keladi was the capital of Keladi Nayakas Kingdom. Shivappa Nayaka and Rani Chennamma were the rulers of Keladi Kingdom.
Keladi is most interesting for a history fan or a history enthusiast because of the findings in Keladi, there is a government museum which is located closely to Keladi Rameshwara temple where you can find loads of antique and archaeologically important things such as coins, inscriptions, copper inscriptions, palm leaves and many more. The museum also has the recovered idols of Hoysala and Chalukya period from the early 16th century to the late 18th century.
The major attraction of Keladi is Keladi Rameshwara Temple, a must visit place for the family as it interests everyone. Keladi Rameshwara temple doesn’t look like a temple on the first go, it confuses you for a house built in the coastal Karnataka style and once you get into it you will be mesmerized to realize that Keladi Rameshwara Temple is a very old structure. It becomes a surprise gift you’ve always wanted and you got it gift wrapped. Three deities are worshipped in Keladi Rameshwara Temple, Lord Rameshwara, Lord Veerabhadra and Lord Ganesha. The carvings on the pillars and other places are just amazing. You also get to see a statue of Rani Chennamma and a huge manasthamba. Keladi is a perfect place for a holiday for the entire family.
Keladi is located in the perfect transition landscape and you can enjoy the beginning of Malenadu. Monsoon in Keladi gives you a picture perfect experience.
Keladi was a part of Vijayanagara Empire. Keladi also was the capital of Keladi Nayakas Kingdom.
The major attraction of Keladi is Keladi Rameshwara Temple, a must visit place for the family as it interests everyone. Keladi Rameshwara temple doesn’t look like a temple on the first go, it confuses you for a house built in the coastal Karnataka style and once you get into it you will be mesmerized to realize that Keladi Rameshwara Temple is a very old structure. Keladi Rameshwara temple is considered to be a very important holy place.
Keladi is a place that could be visited all round the year, be it summer, monsoon or winter Keladi gives you the best experience. Although Keladi is surrounded by lush green Malenaadu landscape, Monsoon would give you an ideal experience and makes you feel that you have visited a green heaven. Hence Ideally Monsoon of Post monsoon would be the best time to visit.
Keladi is located at just a distance of 8 KM from Sagara, hence reaching Keladi is not a task at all because Sagara is well connected with all the transport option apart from Air and Keladi from Sagara is impeccably connected with the best of Public transport services. Bus, Train or Private transport Keladi can be reached as you want.
You can find loads of busses to Sagara from Majestic, Basaveshwara Bus Stand - Peenya.
After reaching Sagara you can take a private bus or Government bus, Auto or Taxi to reach Kalasi.
Nearest Railway station would be Sagara Jambagaru Railway Station and the stop id is SRF.
There are trains which run every day from Bengaluru to Sagara and Talaguppa.
Kalasi: (3 KM) An interesting heritage site.
Sagara: (8 KM) A beautiful Malenaadu town.
Ikkeri: (12 KM) the Legacy of Keladi Nayaka Dynasty.
Ninasam: (16 KM) Cultural Organization.
Honnemaradu: (31 KM) Backwaters of the River Sharavathi for Linganamakki Reservoir.
Linganamakki Reservoir: (34 KM) Reservoir built across river Sharavathi.
Jog Falls: (34 KM) The world famous Jog Falls, India’s second highest waterfall.
Sharavathi Adventure Camp: (39 KM) Adventure stay on the banks of Talakalale Backwaters.
Talakalale Dam: (42 KM) Balancing Reservoir of Linganamakki Reservoir.
Kanuru Fort: (74 KM) An unexplored fort.