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Kolar district is popular for its gold mines, temples and caves. Kolar Gold Fields are the world’s deepest gold mines. Kotilingeshwara temple complex with 70 lakh miniature Shiva lingas, Antaragange caves, Chikka Tirupati and Avani are Kolar’s major tourist attractions.
Known as the ‘District of Gold’, Kolar district is known for its unique contribution to the fields of agriculture, literature, politics and science. It is also known as the silk, milk and vegetable capital.
Kolar is 66 kms east of Bengaluru. Stone and metal sculptures made in Sivarapatna is an excellent shopping opportunity in Kolar. India’s famed two-wheeler racer C S Santosh hails from Kolar. Thanks to its proximity to Bengaluru, Kolar is an excellent weekend getaway.
The highest-grossing 2018 period action Kannada film K.G.F (Kolar Gold Fields) : Chapter 1, which was based on the story revolving around the events of the gold mines from history to present day. Chapter 2 of this movie is mostly set to release this year and is a must-watch film.
When at Kolar, do not miss out on the mouth-watering Bangarapete Chats.
For further information, visit the official district website click here!