(2700 Ft Above Sea Level)

Karnataka | India
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Hassan is categorised as Heritage / Business and Transit

Halebid Temple
Mosale Hoysala Temple
Shettihally Church
Gorur Dam
Sri Ramadevara Dam
Halebid Temple
Halebid Temple
Sri Ramadevara Dam

Reasons to Visit
  • Hassan is an industrial town located mid-way between Mangalore and Bangalore.
  • Hassan is situated 934m above sea level with fine weather pleasant all through the year.
  • Hassan home to the Master Control Facility of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Hassan is named after the Goddess "Haasanamba", the goddess and presiding deity of the town.
  • The famous Hasanamba Temple opens once in every year Before Diwali festival and closes next day of after that festival. Lakhs of devotees visit every year.
  • Hassan is the base point for guests to visit Halebid and Belur Temples, which are renowned for their Hoysala era architecture.
  • Plantation areas of Chikmagalur and Sakleshpur are easily visited from Hassan
  • Pilgrimage centre of Subhramanya can be visited from Hassan
Know It
  • Hassan has a couple of getaway resorts and stays making it an ex-Bangalore weekend getaway
  • Significant Jain Pilgrimages in Karnataka"Shravanbelegoda (128 kms from Mysore) is a major pilgrimage destination for Jains. Shravanbelegoda Shravanbelegoda is generally visited enroute on the Hassan (50 kms from Shravanbelagoda) - Mysore Route. Shravanbelagoda pilgrimage requires a steep uphill climb where there is a 57 ft Bahubali Statue . Shravanbelagoda is also visited as part of Bahubali Statue Circuit in Karnataka."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Mysore (120 kms), Mangalore (171 kms), Bangalore (200 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Hassan
  • Hassan is connected by Day train with Bangalore
  • Hassan is connected by Overnight train with Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi
  • Hassan is connected by Overnight Bus with Bangalore

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16 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Hassan

Getaway (1-3 nights)6
Short Break (4-6 nights)5
Holiday (7 or more)5

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List of Holidays for Hassan


  • Chikmagarlur - Hassan Break (3 Nights)
  • Hassan Getaway (2 Nights)
  • Heritage Trail of Karnataka (2 Nights)
  • Jain Pilgrimage Circuit covering Five Lord Bahubali Statues in Karnataka (2 Nights)
  • The Hills and Plains of Karnataka (3 Nights)
  • Unexplored Gems of Hassan (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Coorg - Mysore Break with Hassan (6 Nights)
  • Coorg Nagarhole Break with Halebid / Belur (5 Nights)
  • Hassan - Mysore Break with Kannur (5 Nights)
  • Heritage Karnataka Break with Bandipur (4 Nights)
  • Mysore - Nagarhole Break with Hassan (4 Nights)


  • Best of Karnataka with Ooty and Pollachi (10 Nights)
  • Coorg Mysore Break with Bandipur and Hassan (7 Nights)
  • Karnataka: A medley of experiences (10 Nights)
  • Mysore - Ooty with Bandipur and Halebid Belur (7 Nights)
  • Picturesque South with Goa (21 Nights)

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Hassan has 3 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit Mysore to Shravanbelagola and backRs. 2976

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to HassanRs. 4107

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Mysore Railway Station and HassanRs. 3046

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Destination Ideas

  • Golden Chariot - Luxury Train Experience
  • Halebid Belur Getaway
  • Significant Lord Bahubali Statues in Jain Pilgrimages in Karnataka
  • Sravanbelagola Pilgrimage

Stay Ideas

  • Hoysala Village Resort getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mosale is set at 10 kms from Hassan. Mosale is home to 12th century Hoysala architecture temples. Temples here are dedicated to Nageshwara (Lord Shiva) and Chennakeshava (Lord Vishnu).
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    Shettihally Church was built by the French missionaries in 1860, the Shettihally Church was abandoned during the construction of a Hamavathi reservoir and now is submerged in the waters and seen during Summer when water is less. Its a popular spot for tourists to arrive for some photos.
    Heritage Site
    Colonial Heritage
    Gorur Dam is set at 25 kms from Hassan. It is a dam constructed across River Hemavathi having two temples Yoganarasimha and Paravasudeva situated nearby. The dam is 58 meters in height, and 4600+ meters long forming a reservoir of 8500+ hectares.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Dam
    Sri Ramadevara Dam is a Dam / Reservoir and a scenic spot that is accessed from Hassan.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Dam
    Hoysaleswara temple is a 12th century Lord Shiva temple in Halebidu. Temple has been restored and is a major tourist attraction for its temple architecture. Visited by International traveller all round the year.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    The Chennakesava Temple is a riverside temple in Belur, erstwhile capital of the Hoysala Empire. Chennakesava is a form of Hindu God Vishnu and the temples are renowned for its temple architecture and visited all round the year by international travellers.,
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    Ramanathapura is one prominent pilgrimages of Karnataka. The town is set on River Cauvery and is also called "DAKSHINA KAASHI" or Kashi of the South. Prasanna Sri Subramanya Temple, Sri Rameshwara Temple, Sri Agasteshwara temple, Sri Pattabhi Rama Temple are some of the most prominent temples of Ramanathapura
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    The Chennakeshava temple at Aralaguppe is a Lord Vishnu Temple built around 1250 A.D in hoysala architecture style
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    Devarunda is a small village that is home to a 500 year old temple complex that houses temples of Rameshwara, Veerbhadreshwara, Bahireshwara, Parvati and Ganpati.
    Temple or Holy Place
    The Jenkal Gudda is the second highest peak in Karnataka and is also known as Hodachalli. Jenkal being calm, lush green and surrounded by thick forest and coffee estates makes this place worthy for treks. On a clear day from the top of Jenkal Gudda, one can spot Mangalore's coast of Arabian Sea.
    View Point
    Valley Views, Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Kukke Subramanya is a Hindu temple located at 130 kms from Mangalore. The temple is one of the pristine and most visited pilgrimage centres in South India. Here Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped as the lord of all serpents.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Shravanabelagola is home to statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali and is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Jainism, The statue is set on a hill and requires climbing several hundred steps.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Gommatagiri is a renowned Jain pilgrim centre and is home to a 700-year-old (early Vijayanagara era) granite statue of Gomateshwara (Lord Bahubali) erected atop a 50 meter tall hillock called Shravana Gudda.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple

Destinations within reach from Hassan

  • Belur ( 38 Km )

    Belur is visited for Hoysala era Temples that are renowned for their architecture and visited by more

  • Sakleshpur ( 40 Km )

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  • Sringeri ( 148 Km )

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  • Koppa ( 148 Km )

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  • Shimoga ( 150 Km )

    Shimoga is origin of rivers Kali, Gangavathi, Sharavathi and tadadi. It is an Ex-Bangalore getaway more

  • Bekal ( 203 Km )

    Bekal is situated on the seashore of Pallikara village,12 kms south of Kasargod town (NH-17) where more

  • Udupi ( 222 Km )

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  • Kolar ( 250 Km )

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  • Ooty ( 256 Km )

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  • Coonoor ( 280 Km )

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  • Kotagiri ( 280 Km )

    Kotagiri is a colonial era plantation area, at about 30 km.east of Ooty, 23 km. from Coonoor and more

  • Anegundi ( 342 Km )

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  • Yelagiri ( 352 Km )

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  • Gadag ( 377 Km )

    Gadag is a town lies on the Hubli - Hospet route and visited for guests in transit, business more

  • Ankola ( 381 Km )

    Ankola is a coastal Hamlet on NH-17 between Karwar and Gokarna and easily accessible from Hubli more

  • Karwar ( 409 Km )

    Karwar on Nothern tip of Karnataka, has a stretch of idyllic beaches and offer stays on two more

  • Palani ( 409 Km )

    Palani or Pazhani is home to one of the most sacred temples of Lord Muruga and is the third more

  • Dandeli ( 410 Km )

    Dandeli is a tropical rain forest located on the northern tip of Karnataka adjacent to Goa Border, more

  • Valparai ( 434 Km )

    Valparai is a plantation area at about 100 kms from Coimbatore and 60 kms from Polachi. The area more

  • Topslip ( 440 Km )

    Topslip is 2 hours drive uphill from coimbatore and is part of Anaimalai mountain range and Indira more

  • Trichur ( 443 Km )

    Trichur is 4th largest town in kerala and has a large number of known temples i.e. Thiruvambady more

  • Belgaum ( 454 Km )

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  • Karmali ( 520 Km )

    Karmali near Panjim in Goa is renowned for being home to one of the three major Railway stations more

  • Kurnool ( 528 Km )

    Alampur is a temple-town situated 27 kms from Kurnool and 200 km from Hyderabad. Alampur is where more

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  • Chennai ( 535 Km )

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Belur RoadGreen area on the outskirts of Hassan where Hoysala Village Resort, a premium getaway resort is located.Getaway1
BM RoadA city centre area for business and mid-segment leisure travellers.Business-
Sri Ramadevara DamArea around Backwaters of Hemvanthi river around Sri Ramadevara Dam (25 kms from Hassan)Getaway-
Nearest Airport in Hassan
  • Mysore Airport ( MYQ ) , Mysore-120 Kms
Railway Stations in Hassan
  • Hassan ( HAS ), Hassan
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