Nearby Attractions

Omthara Kala Kuteera is itself a major attraction in vicinity of Bangalore. Additional nearby attractions within driving distance include

  • Savanadurga – Located at about 25 km distance, Savanadurga was the capital of Kempegowda, the chieftain who established Bangalore. It has large hillock comprised of a single rock. The ruins of Savanadurga supposedly cover an underground city.
  • Shivagangae – Also located at about 25 km distance, Shivagangae has impressive hills that offer exciting challenges to the best of rock climbers. It has several caves and temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and other deities.
  • Siddagangae Matha – A holy place for Lingayats. It is located at a distance of about 30 kms.
  • Nagamangala – Located at about 60 km, this village has temples constructed by the Hoysalas. The Trikatachala (3 shrines) it has are for Lord Keshava, Lord Narasimha, and Lord Krishna.
  • Melakotae – At a distance of 75 km is Melakotae, a very popular tourist and religious destination. The temples at Melakotae are dedicated to Lord Cheluvarayaswamy and Lord Narasimha Swamy.
  • Nuggaehalli – This village is famous for its Lord Narasimha Swamy temple. It is located about 100 km from Om Thara Kala Kuteera.
  • Sravanabelagola – A place of immense importance and holiness to Jains, this historic landmark of India has the gigantic monolithic granite sculpture of Gomateswara. It is located at a distance of about 100 km.