Gopalaswamy Temple

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta is a hill (betta in Kannada) located in the Gundlupete Taluk, Chamarajanagar district of the state of Karnataka, at a height of 1450m India and is extensively wooded. It is also the highest peak in the Bandipura National Park. It lies in the core area of the Bandipur National Park and is frequented by wild life including elephants. Dense fog predominates and covers the hills round the year and thus gets the prefix Himavad(in the language of Karnataka) and the temple of Venugopalaswamy (Lord Krishna) gives the full name of Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.


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    Gopalaswamy Hills
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    Gopalaswamy Temple View
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    Gopalaswamy Temple

How to Reach :

By Air

Chamarajanagar does not have an airport.

By Train

Chamarajanagar is connected by rail to Mysore and Bangalore.

By Road

Gopalaswamy Betta 20 km from Gundlupete And 55km from Chamarajanagar. Regular bus services and taxis are available from Chamarajanagar and Gundlupete