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Travel to Belur

Belur Tourism



Belur in Karnataka has attracted innumerable tourists not only from the country but also from abroad.

Belur Travel has become easy and convenient with the various modes of transport that are available in the city. The location of Belur has enhanced its importance in the tourism industry. The geographical coordinates of the city is 13°10' North latitude and 75°52' East longitude respectively.

Belur in Karnataka has attracted innumerable tourists not only from the country but also from abroad. Belur Travel has become easy and convenient with the various modes of transport that are available in the city. The location of Belur has enhanced its importance in the tourism industry. The geographical coordinates of the city is 13°10' North latitude and 75°52' East longitude respectively.

How to Reach Belur

Belur, the famous temple town in Karnataka is accessible by Air, Rail and Road.

By Air

The nearest airports are Bangalore (222 km) and Mangalore (194 km).

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Hassan, which is 40 kms from Belur. It is connected to other prominent junctions like Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore.

By Road

There are regular buses from Bangalore (222km), Halebid (16km), Hassan (40 km), Hospet (330km), Mangalore (124 km) and Mysore (149km) to Belur. There are tourist taxis that can be hired to take you from Hassan to Belur.

Shopping in Belur

Belur, the temple town is a must see place for the spiritual tourist. Tourists can carry home stone idols, sculptures and terracotta items. Hassan enroute to Belur is also a good place for shopping for curios, which are typical of the state of Karnataka. Karnataka has a rich tradition of handicrafts and silk sarees, sandalwood, ivory brassware and wooden toys that you can buy in Bangalore from the government-sponsored emporia or from the numerous shopping malls in Bangalore.

Places to See in Belur

  • Chennakesava Temple
  • Veeranarayana temple


Last Updated on : 3/09/2013