Places Near Magadi

Savana Durga Hill

Savana Durga is situated on Magadi Road. It is around 41 kms from Bangalore city. On way to Savana Durga you will find Chamaraja Sagar Water Treatment Plant to your right. Magadi Road is also known as State Highway 17E. When you cross the 50 kms mark, you will start seeing the monolithic rock structure. You will have to turn left from the highway and travel another 12 kms before making another left turn to travel 3 kms further. At the end of that 3 kms stretch, you will find Savana Durga.

History says that this was the location for the making of David Lean's movie 'Passage to India'. The hill rises to 1226 m above the mean sea level.

At the top of the hill you find a fort and the temple of Sri Basaveswara, Sri Narasimhaswamy and Sri Veerabhadraswamy. Religious people visit the temple throughout the year. Savana Durga Hill is an inviting place for people who enjoy exploring nature through trekking.

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