(Last Updated on : 24/04/2015)
Talaguppa is a hilly village located in Sagara Taluk in Karnataka
. The National Highway No.206 (Bangalore - Honavar) passes through Talaguppa village. The Mysore State Railway started laying the Shimoga
-Talaguppa 1,000 mm line in the year 1930 to provide access to Jog Falls
. Jog Falls in one of the prominent tourist spot in Talaguppa and the Sagara region in Karnataka.
Location of Talaguppa
The village of Talaguppa is 14.37 kilometres from the taluk's centre Sagara
, 77.68 km from Shimoga, and 323 km from Bangalore. It is located at a distance of 14 km from Jog Falls, the highest waterfall in India and Talaguppa is the linking Railway terminus for Jog falls.
Climate of Talaguppa
The temperature of Talaguppa is about 24 degree Celsius and the wind blown at about 13 km/h. throughout the year, Talaguppa enjoys good humidity of about 82 percent.
Economy of Talaguppa
The region of Talaguppa has the plantation of Areca nut and paddy, which are the most grown crops.
Culture of Talaguppa
The famous personalities those who born in Talaguppa are Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar
, Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar, Sir M Visvesvaraya, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Morarji Desai used this line to reach Jog Falls to see the scenic beauty of the nature.
Tourism in Talaguppa
Talaguppaha Temple dedicated to the Hindu Gods and Goddesses like Shree Kadambeshwar temple, Shree Veerabhadreshwar temple and Shree Ranganath temple
There is a mosque as well as a church near Travellers Bungalow. The nearby villages are Kanle (5.294 km), Shiravanthe (7.201 km), Syduru (7.446 km), Masuru (11.78 km), Keladi (11.82 km), Sagara city (14.37 km) and Malve (15.26 km).
Talaguppa is connected by rail from Bengaluru
and Shimoga and connecting point to Jog Falls. The Shimoga-Talaguppa railway is a railway line in India connecting the city of Shimoga to the village of Talaguppa in Karnataka
. The line passes through the city of Sagara. The metre gauge railway track between the town of Shimoga and Talaguppa was laid by the British in 1938. In 1939, Mirza Ismail took the maiden journey on this line to visit the city of Sagara. This rail link provided access to Jog Falls, which is 12 km from Thalaguppa.