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Biligiri Ranganatha Temple is situated in Yelandur Taluk of Chamarajanagar District at lofty hillock situated at a distance of 28 km. from Yalandur is an enchanting place. The forest around having elephants. The approach to the hill from Chamarajanagar 49 km. is more enjoyable as it passes through a green chain of hill ranges. The temple of Venkatesha was described as of Ranganatha during visit of Tippu to the place on a hunting expedition and thus became popular as Billigiri Ranga. In Sanskrit the hill is called Swethadri. The highest point of the hill is about 5091 ft. above sea level and has the temple of Biligiri Rangaswamy. The car festival takes place during the annual Jathra on Vyshaka Chauti where nearly 50,000 people assemble. Behind the temple little away is the fine witnessing platform which enables the visitor to enjoy the panoramic aerial view of the surrounding field and green forests.
About 4 km. from BR Hills there is an another interesting spot ............   Dodda Sampige ....
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