Distance (From Bangalore City Railway Station): 58 Kms
Visited From: Bangalore City Railway Station
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
Place Location: Near Bangalore - Mysore Road
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Phone No: NA
Travel Tips: This place can be visited with 30 min - 1 Hr effot while visiting Mysore.
At a distance of 58 Kms from Bangalore towards Mysore, Channapatna is a small town famous for wooden toys. This place is also famous for door hangings, powder boxes and traditional jewellery.
Fort of Jagadevaraya family built sometime during 16th century is also an interesting place to visit in Channapatna. Timmapparaja Urs mansion, a three storied building made of brick and mortar and was home to Timmapparaja is also worth visiting. The building is a typical example of Hindu mansion from 19th century.
Other places include Varadaraja temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The idol was installed by Sri Ramanujacharya. Other temples that are worth visiting in Channapatna include Lakshminarayana and Nilakanteswara Temples.