Channapatna is a town that is based in the Ramnagara district of Karnataka. This town is known for its wooden toys and so, the town has often been called ‘gombegala ooru’ which means ‘town of toys’ in Kannada. Ragi and coconut are two agricultural products that are grown in abundance in Channapatna. The adjoining villages include Malurpatna, Dasavara, Manjunatha Nagar and Ramanagara. Mandya, Maddur and Malavalli are a few of the neighbouring cities.
Places to Stay
There are many budget-friendly hotels in Channapatna. Some of them include Hotel Venkatdhari Vegetarian (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Kadambam (Tariff – Rs. 1000.)
The official language of Channapatna is Kannada. Hindi, English and Tamil are also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are popular among the people of Channapatna include Maha Shivratri (March), Makara Shankaranti, Ganesh Chaturti and Vinayaka Chaturthi (September.)
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Channapatna include Savandurga (35 km), Bheemeshwari (41 km), Shivansamudram (46 km) and Bengaluru (62 km.)
How to Get There
The Mysore airport is the closest airport to Channapatna and is located 79 km away.
Channapatna has its own railway station and is well-connected to other cities by rail.
There are several buses that travel to and from Channapatna to other cities. Some of the best bus operators in this region include SRS Travels and Neeta Travels. Book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of bus booking offers.