Madaga is a small village from the Bangalore Rural District in Karnataka. It belongs to the Neelamangala Taluka. The cities nearest to Madaga are Bangalore (38 km) and Magadi (28 km). Madaga is part of Madaga Panchayath. The population of Madaga is 36 people. It is a small hamlet with the people being friendly and open to tourists and outsiders. Madaga has a few places worth seeing around the area.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Madaga, nearby Bangalore has a number of good budget hotel options. Barons Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000), The Chalet (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and The Belair (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are a few choices.
The official language of Madaga is Kannada. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Madaga are Navratri, Deepavali, and Sri Krishna Janmashthami.
Places of Interest
The picturesque Nandi Hills are just 47 km away from Madaga. They are a hiker’s paradise with many trails and wildlife sightings. Bangalore City with its many attractions is also only 28 km away from the area. Madaga itself has a few local temples for the religious-minded.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Madaga is Bangalore International Airport (39 km).
Madaga is connected by Golhali Railway Station on the Southern Railway Line.
There are daily bus services to Magadi, Bangalore, Tumkur, Ramanagaram, and Neelamangalam. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Yatra Travels, Sona Travels, and Golden Travels. Online bus booking in India makes it possible to book bus tickets without any hassle.