(Last Updated on : 08/04/2013)
Adi Chunchanagiri in Karnataka
serves the double purpose of a historical site and summer retreat for interested travellers. This place in the district of Mandya
is blessed with hills and picturesque landscape. The small town is popular for Bhairava
worship. Religion is deeply embedded in its history. As a result, tourists need to check out the Adichunchanagiri Mutt. Adi Chunchanagiri's main attraction is the Gangadeshwara temple.
The two major attractions of Adi Chunchanagiri in Bengaluru
are the Adichunchanagiri Math and the Peacock
Sanctuary. Located on the Adichunchanagiri hills, Nagamangala taluk of Mandya district this Math is a popular tourist destination. The striking feature of Adi Chunchanagiri is its beauty.
The place is a perfect spot for nature lovers. Its agreeable climate and impressive landscape attracts tourists from all over the world. Adi Chunchanagiri is the seat of Swami of Vokkaliga community.
Lord Kalabhairaveshwara is worshipped at Adichunchanagiri Math. If one is looking for beautiful sights then checking out the small hill, the dome of Gangadhareshwara and the pond in Mayravana is needed. It was due to the dedicated gurus that the math was so successfully established. These spiritual teachers have also served humankind. Over the years, devotees from all occupations have been attracted to the math because of its devotion. Besides this, there are temples that are scattered throughout the city.
Adi Chunchanagiri is a unique tourist attraction in Karnataka. Apart from being a historic site it will also grab the attention of animal lovers. The Adichunchanagiri Peacock Sanctuary is worth visiting. The altitude of the sanctuary may vary from 770 to 1000 meters. If one is touring the Adichunchanagiri sanctuary during monsoon then the sight of the dancing peacock is sure to captivate him. The main idea behind this national park is to preserve animals. Bonnet macaque
, fruit bat, jungle cat, hare and common mongoose have chosen Adichunchanagiri as their dwelling place. The sheer diversity of the birds will definitely woo your hearts. The conservation of the peacock will remain the first and foremost issue with the authorities.