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Top 3 attractions to explore in Krishnagiri

Krishna refers to 'black' and Giri refers to 'hill'. The area contains many granite hillocks.Hence the name Krishnagiri

Attractions in Krishnagiri

Krishnagiri FortNear, New Bus Stand Road, New Housing Unit, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu 635002, India

This fort is perched on a hillock which can be accessed by a flight of stairs, it was built in the 16th century by Krishnaddevaraya. This fort has an important role in the history of Tamilnadu.

RayakottaiRayakottai, Tamil Nadu 635116, India

One of the protected monuments of the Archaeological survey of India. This is built on a hillock which is higher than any other hillock in the vicinity.

Sri Chandra Choodeswara TempleSanasandiram, Hosur, Tamil Nadu 635109, India

The Chandrachoodeswar temple is situated in the top of a hill at Hosur and was built by Thirupuvanamalla Barvatharaja Anthiyazhvar of the Hoysala dynasty in the year 1260. It is dedicated to the god Shiva and Parvathi. The whole temple is made up of stone and there is a beautiful raja gopuram on top of the prime entrance.

Map of attractions in Krishnagiri