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LINGANAMAKKI DAM


The Linganamakki dam was constructed by the Karnataka State Government in 1964. Located in the Sagara taluk, the dam has a length of 2.4 km, stretching across the Sharavathi river. It is located about 6 km from Jog Falls.


SIGANDURU


Sigandur or Sigandooru is a small village located in Sagara Taluk, Karnataka, India. The village is surrounded on three sides by back waters of Linganamakki dam formed by Sharavathi River. The place is known for Sigandur Chowdeshwari Temple, which attracts hundreds of people every day.

KANOOR KOTE(FORT)


Kanoor Kote a secluded fort atop a mighty peak in the dense jungles of Western Ghats. All that remains of the fort are it’s dilapidated traces, but the lush green forests with the steep slopes surrounding the fort gives it the aura of mystery and a sinister charm.

VARADAMOOLA


Varadamoola is located at a distance of 6 km from Sagara city. Varadamoola is picturesque location situated in Western Ghats in Karnataka.
Since River Varada originates from this place, hence the name Varadamoola. River Varada flows through the Banavasi town before joining Tungabhadra River.



DABBE FALLS


Dabbe falls are naturally cascading falls that offer an enchanting view to visitors. Being a part of the Sharavati Valley of the lush green Western Ghats the waterfall is surrounded by a landscape of pristine beauty.

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HOLEBAAGILU


Holebagilu is a lovely place we get while going to Sigandoor Chowdeswari Temple. It means river gate. We need to cross the huge, long back water of Sharavathi through the barge. It is surrounded by thick, dense forest. It is mesmerizing to travel by barge in the vast back water with so many islands created by it.

MUPPANE


Muppane forest range on the backwaters of Sharavathi has been identified and developed by the Forest Department for promotion of tourism. A nature camp is set up here by the Forest Department to attract students, youth and adventure lovers.

HONNEMARADU


Honnemaradu is a tourist place situated on the back waters of River Sharavathi.Honnemardu derived its name from the Honne tree. However, the literal meaning of Honnemardu is Golden Lake. This is perhaps a reference to the fact that Honnemardu is located on the backwaters of the Sharavathi river.

IKKERI


Ikkeri is a historical place located at a distance of 3 km from Sagara.
The meaning of the word Ikkeri in Kannada language is Two Streets.The prime attraction of Ikkeri is the Aghoreshwara Temple.

MARIKAMBA TEMPLE SAGARA


​The Marikamba Temple is located in Sagar City, in the Indian state of Karnataka. It features the image of the goddess Marikamba, a form of Durga or Parvati. The temple was built in the center of the city during the reign of Venkatappa Nayak who ruled over Keladi and Ikkeri kingdom during the 16th century. Marikamba was the family deity of the Nayaka dynasty



KELADI


Keladi is a temple town in Sagara Taluk of the state of Karnataka in India. Keladi is located about 8 km from the town of Sagara.



JOG FALLS


Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is a segmented waterfall that is mistaken to be a plunge waterfall in India located in Sagara taluk in the state of Karnataka. The segmented falls are a major tourist attraction. They are also known as the Gersoppa Falls or Jogada Gundi.


VARADAHALLI/VARADAPURA


Varadapura also known as Varadahalli is a small village in Karnataka located in the taluk of Sagara, Karnataka, India. It is notable for the hill shrine of Shri Sridhara Swami Ashram.This Shrine is 6  km from Centre of Sagara



SHARAVATHI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY


Sharavathi Wildlife Sanctuary is in Sagara Taluk of Karnataka. It is 350 Kms from Bangalore. Located near Jog Falls, the sanctuary covers the Sharavathi Valley Region, near the western border of Karnataka. It is spread over an area of 431 Kms.The sanctuary is nourished by the Sharavathi river. Linganamakki reservoir spread over an area of 128.7 kms is a part of this sanctuary.

BHEEMESHWARA


Bheemeshwara temple is one of the oldest temple in karnataka which has not received proper attention of tourism department. Bheemeshwara temple is between Sagara and Bhatkal border in the dense forest. Bheemeshwara temple also has waterfalls which is more beautiful during rainy season.