Varadahalli, also called as Varadapura, is in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The temple of Goddess Jagdamba built by the great saint Ved Vyas is the major attraction here. The nearest urban region, Chikkaballapura, is about 8 km away from this area. The district headquarters, Shimoga, is at a distance of 275 km and the capital city of Bangalore is at a distance of 64 km.
Places to Stay
There are very few hotels in Varadahalli, but Chikkaballapura has a number of budget hotels. Some of the affordable hotels here are Hotel Mayura Pine Top (Tariff-Rs.500), Sri Lakshmi Venkateshwara Hotel (Tariff-Rs.600) and Mejam Hotel (Tariff-Rs.700).
Kannada is the official language of this village.
Some of the common festivals like Ugadi (April), Ganesh Chaturthi (August) and Diwali (November) are celebrated here with great enthusiasm.
Places of Interest
Jagdamba Temple is the major attraction here. Kandavar Lake (8 km) is also worth a visit. Some of the major attractions in Chikkaballapura are Nandi Hills, Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Ranganatha Swamy, Skandagiri and Gummanayakana Fort.
How to Get There
Bangalore International Airport, which is about 30 km away, is the nearest major airport.
The closest railway station is the Chikkaballapura Railway Station located at a distance of 8 km.
State buses are the major source of transportation here. A major operator, Kallada Travels, catering to Chikkaballapur connects this region with other cities. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets.