Piriyapatna also called as ‘Piriyapattana’ is a panchayat town in the Mysore district of Karnataka. It comes under the Mysore division, and is situated 70 km west from Mysore and 207 km from east towards Bangalore. Piriyapatna is surrounded by Hunsur and Krishnarajanagara Talukas towards the east, Heggadadevankote Taluka towards the south, and Virajpet Taluka towards the west. Madikeri, Shrirangapattana, Mysore, and Nanjangud are the closest cities to Piriyapatna. Piriyapatna is made up of 27 Panchayats and 217 villages.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Piriyapatna. Some of them are Hotel Dasaprakash, Hotel the Village, The Green Hotel, and Pai Vista.
The official language of Piriyapatna is Kannada.
The most important festival celebrated here is Ganesh Festival- where a black marble idol is worshipped every year at Sirsi near Jog Falls.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Piriyapatna. Some of them are Kodagu (45 km), Mysore (66 km), Hassan (83 km), and Wayanad (89 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Piriyapatna is the Mysore Airport (67 km).
Piriyapatna is well connected with Krishanrajanaga Railway Station. It is located about 37 km away from the town.
There are daily bus services from Piriyapatna to Mysore, Nanjangud, Bangalore, and Madikeri. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Hoysala Tours, Pragati Tours, and Travcon Travels Pvt Ltd. Plan your vacation in advance and book online to get discounts on bus tickets.