The city of Shimoga (State: Karnataka) is located at a distance of 274 kms from Bangalore. The city is well connected by road and rail links. The city has its own historical importance.
It has been part of various dynasties since 3rd century such as Mauryans, Kadambas, Chalukyas, Hoysalas, Rashtrakutas and the Vijayanagara rulers till late 17th century. There are several places of historical importance in and around the city. There are a quiet lot of natural beautiful places around the city.
Places of interest in the city are: