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Sirsi

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Waterfalls
Sirsi is a city in the Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Sirsi was also known as Kalyanapattana during the Sonda Dynasty. It is a tourist destination with a population of 95,574. It is the largest city and main commercial centre and business hub in Uttara Kannada district. The city is surrounded by forest and the region is popular for a large number of waterfalls. Hubli and Shimoga are the nearest large cities. The main businesses around the city are mostly subsistence and agriculture based. Adike (Supari) (Areca nut) or (betel nut) is the primary crop grown in the villages that surround the city, making it one of the major trading centres for Arecanut. The nuts grown there are transported all over India, and also exported abroad. The region is also popular for many other spices such as cardamom, pepper, betel leaves and vanilla. The major food crop is paddy.GeographySirsi is located at . It has an average elevation of 590 metres, and is situated in the heart of the Western Ghats. Sirsi is about 425 km from Bangalore. The nearest airport is located in Hubli, about 102 km from Sirsi. River Aghanashini begins at a place near Sirsi called "Donihalla" and flows towards the Arabian Sea in the West. The river also creates many waterfalls along its path.
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Landmark
Marikamba Temple
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Duration: 2 hours
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Waterfall
Unchalli Falls
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Sahasralinga
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Religious Site
Banavasi Temple
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Side trips from Sirsi

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Geologic Formation
Yana Rocks Yana
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Duration: 2 hours
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Vibhooti Falls Yana
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Sathoddi falls Yellapur
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Art Museum
Utsav Rock Garden Gotagodi
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Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Sirsi

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Waterfall
Burude Falls
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Duration: 2 hours
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Benne Hole Falls
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Duration: 2 hours
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Shivaganga Falls
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Water Body
Gudnapur Lake
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Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Sirsi

Religious Site
Swarnavalli Mutt
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Duration: 2 hours
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Religious Site
Shri Subrahmanya Temple
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Duration: 2 hours
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Religious Site
Shri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt
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Duration: 2 hours
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Religious Site
Shri Ishwara Temple
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Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Sirsi

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Wildlife Area
Topical Rainforest Ecological Camp
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Duration: 8 hours
Wildlife Area
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
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Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Sirsi

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Waterfall
Muregar Falls
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Duration: 1h 30 min

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