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Kolar, located in the Indian state of Karnataka, is a fascinating city known for its historical significance, cultural heritage, and natural beauty. From ancient temples to gold mining sites, Kolar offers a range of attractions for tourists to explore.
The city's cultural heritage is evident through its ancient temples, forts, and architectural wonders. Whether you're interested in history, architecture, or adventure, Kolar has something for everyone. Here is a detailed overview of Kolar, including places to visit, the best time to reach, and how to reach the city. You can also check our customizable Kolar tour packages to plan a memorable experience on your next getaway.

5 Best Places to Visit in Kolar

1. Kolar Gold Fields

What’s special: Important historic site

Nearby attractions: Kotilingeshwara Temple, Antara Gange, Kurudumale Ganesha Temple

Transportation options: Auto, taxi

Once a thriving gold mining region, KGF is now an intriguing tourist attraction. Explore the remnants of this historic site, including abandoned mine shafts, tunnels, and machinery that stand as a testament to the city's golden past. Walk through the narrow tunnels and get a glimpse of the challenging life of miners. Learn about the mining techniques and the impact of gold mining on the region's economy and history.

2. Someshwara Temple

What’s special: Stunning architecture, tranquil ambiance

Nearby attractions: Mangaladevi Temple, Antara Gange, Someshwara Beach

Transportation options: Auto, taxi

The Someshwara Temple is a stunning architectural masterpiece dedicated to Lord Shiva. Adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures, the temple showcases the craftsmanship of the bygone era, making it one of the best places to include in your Kolar holiday packages. Step into the tranquil ambiance of the temple, where devotees offer their prayers and seek blessings. Witness the rituals and ceremonies that bring the temple to life, and feel a sense of peace and spirituality as you soak in the divine atmosphere.

3. Kolaramma Temple

What’s special: Religious significance, stunning architecture

Nearby attractions: Kotilingeshwara Temple, Kolar Betta, Kolar Gold Fields

Transportation options: Auto, taxi

Another one of the best places to include in your Kolar tour packages is the Kolaramma temple. Dedicated to the goddess Kolaramma, this ancient temple is a major religious site in Kolar. Marvel at the intricate Dravidian-style architecture, characterized by ornate carvings and detailed sculptures. The temple's sanctum is believed to house the goddess's ancient idol, attracting devotees from far and wide. Experience the vibrant energy of the temple during festivals, when the air is filled with devotion and the sound of prayers.

4. Anthargange

What’s special: Ancient caves, unique rock formations

Nearby attractions: Kotilingeshwara Temple, Kolaramma Temple, Someshwara Temple

Transportation options: Auto, taxi

Embark on a thrilling adventure to Anthargange, a hill range famous for its unique rock formations and ancient cave temples. The place is well maintained by Kolar tourism. Trek through the rugged terrain and navigate through narrow pathways to discover hidden caves. These caves, formed by volcanic rocks, offer a mystical setting for exploration. Engage in spelunking and discover the ancient cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Capture panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes as you witness a breathtaking sunrise or sunset.

5. Avani

What’s special: Ancient temples, mythological significance

Nearby attractions: Antharagange, Someshwara Temple, Ramalingeshwara Temple

Transportation options: Auto, taxi, bus

Step into the historic town of Avani, believed to be the birthplace of Mata Sita and one of the best places to visit on your Kolar vacation packages. Explore the Ramalingeshwara Temple, an architectural gem known for its intricate carvings and beautiful sculptures. Pay homage at the ancient shrine of Sita Devi, surrounded by lush greenery and tranquility. The town's serene ambiance and mythological significance make it a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and spiritual seekers alike.

Best Time to Reach Kolar

Summer

During the summer months i.e. from March to May, Kolar experiences hot and dry weather. The temperatures can go as high as 40°C. The scorching heat makes outdoor activities uncomfortable. Hence, summer is not considered an ideal time to visit Kolar.

Monsoon

Kolar receives moderate to heavy rainfall during the monsoon season. The region gets rejuvenated with lush greenery, and the weather becomes relatively cooler. However, heavy rains can make sightseeing challenging, and outdoor activities may be limited. It is advisable to check weather conditions and road conditions before planning a visit during the monsoon season.

Winter

Winter is considered the best time to visit Kolar. The weather during this season is pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C. The cool climate allows for a comfortable exploration of the city's attractions. It is the ideal time to visit Kolar Gold Fields, temples, and enjoy outdoor activities like trekking in Anthargange.

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What are the major attractions to visit in Kolar?

Avani, Kotilingeshwara Temple, Lord Someshwara Temple, Antharagange Caves, Antara Gange, Kotilingeshwara, and Markandeya hill are some of the major attractions in Kolar.

What is the best time to visit Kolar?

October to March is considered the best time to visit Kolar, the weather during these months is quite pleasant and ideal to explore places. It is recommended to avoid visiting Kolar during the summer months as it is quite hot, making it hard to visit the places.

How can one plan a trip to Kolar?

Research the must-visit attractions like Kolar Gold Fields, Someshwara Temple, and Kolaramma Temple. Determine the duration of your stay, book accommodations in advance, and arrange transportation to and within Kolar for a seamless travel experience. You can also check our Kolar tour packages to for hassle free planning of your trip.

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How to Reach Kolar?

By Air

The nearest airport to Kolar is the Bengaluru International Airport, located approximately 70 kilometers away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Kolar.

By Train

Kolar has its own railway station, which is well-connected to major cities in Karnataka and other parts of the country. You can easily access Kolar by train and then proceed to explore the city.

By Road

Kolar is well-connected by road, and you can reach the city by bus or private vehicle. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) operates regular bus services to Kolar from Bengaluru and other nearby cities.