Situated in Bangalore Rural district, Nelamangala is renowned for its temples. It is situated on the intersection of National Highways 48 and 4. Bangalore, its capital city is only 26 km away from here. Nelamangala is also home to one of the oldest Shiva temples. Its proximity to the capital city makes this place even more alluring.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels available in Nelamangala, including Nava Nidhi Comforts (Tariff – Rs.561) and Veekay Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs.423).
Kannada is the official language of Nelamangala.
Mahashivaratri in February, Holi and Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chaturthi in September and Diwali in October-November are some of the major festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Nelamangala has a number of places to visit in and around its vicinity. Some of the attractions include Binnamangala, Geeta Mandir, Udbhava Ganesha Temple, Vishwa Shanti Ashram, Ashtalakshmi Temple, Vinayaka Temple, Vishwaroopa Vijaya Vittala statue and Shree Ranganatha Swamy temple.
How to Get There
Bangalore International Airport in Nagpur, which is 48 km away, is the nearest from the village.
Yeshwanthpur Junction Railway Station, which is 17km from here, is the nearest major railhead connecting this village to other cities.
Direct buses are available from Bangalore, Kundapara, Surathkal and Tumkur. Durgamba Motors and Sri Durgamba Travels are some of the top operators that people depend on while travelling in the region. State-run buses also ply to and fro the village. Book online bus ticket in advance from Ticketgoose.com for a hassle-free travel.