Thirthahalli is a prominent hill near the town. Thirthahalli is known for its beautiful landscapes, rivers and historical importance. Anandagiri Hill is one of the popular tourist attractions in the region due to its natural beauty and religious importance.
Anandagiri Hill offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding lush greenery, valleys and the Western Ghats. Covered with dense forests, this hill is a paradise for nature lovers and trekkers. Tourists can undertake a trek to reach the summit of Anandgiri hill and enjoy the spectacular views from the top.
At the foot of Anandgiri hill, there is a temple dedicated to Lord Rama known as Anandagiri temple. It is believed that Lord Rama and Goddess Sita visited this place during their exile. The temple attracts devotees who come to seek the blessings of Lord Rama and enjoy the serene surroundings.
Thirthahalli, a town near Anandagiri hill is known for its historical and cultural significance. It is the birthplace of renowned Kannada poet and dramatist Kuvempu, whose ancestral home has been converted into a museum and is open to visitors. The town has several temples including the famous Rameshwar Temple and Kedareshwar Temple.
To reach Anandagiri Gudda and Thirthahalli, you can travel by road which is about 60 kilometers from Shivamogga. The nearest major railway station is at Shivamogga and there are regular bus services connecting Shivamogga and Thirthahalli.