Shimoga

Area: 70.01 km²
Elevation: 569 m
Weather: 30 °C, Wind E at 10 km/h, 65% Humidity
Shimoga (Shivamogga) is a city in Karnataka state, southwest India. Shivappa Nayaka Palace Museum has 16th- to 18th-century stone carvings displayed on its lawns. Nearby is the huge, modern Sacred Heart Cathedral. Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary is home to species such as egrets and cormorants. The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary shelters elephants, tigers and panthers. Northwest of Shimoga is the powerful, towering Jog Falls.
Nearest Airport: Shivamogga Domestic Airport, Which is about 15 kilometres away.
Nearest Railway Station: Shimoga Nagar Railway Station which is connected to the major cities of Karnataka and other states like Mangalore, Hampi, Bangalore, Pune and Mumbai.
Places of Tourist Attractions: Sakrebyle Elephant Camp, Mattur Lake, Shivappa Nayaka Palace Museum, Lion and Tiger Safari, Shiva Temple, SACRED HEART Cathedral Church, Purdal Dam.

"Recognised by Dept.of Tourism, Govt. of India"

 

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