Saturday 10 June 2017

Avani Ride and Trek

Avani is famous for the Sita temple situated on a hill. This temple is one of the few temples dedicated to Sitadevi in India. It is also known as the Gaya of the south and has ancient temples known as the Ramalingeshwara, Lakshmaneshwara, Bharateshwara and Shatrugneshwara, dating back to the period of the Nolamba Dynasty. It has been told that Sitadevi gave birth to her twin children Lava-Kusha here. Even today the room where Sita gave birth to her children exists.The war between Sri Rama and his sons Lava & Kusha was happened in this village. The place is very near (About 9 km) to Mulabaagilu  in Kolar District.

How to Reach : Bangalore-- Hosakote-- Kolar-- Avani Hill

Near by places: Anthargange, Kotilingeshwara

Permission : Not required

Steps : There are steps in the middle of trek

Climbing time : 2 hrs

Parking: At the base , Near the temple

Level: Easy

Things to Carry: Water, Food and all necessary things

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