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Temple Town

Yediyur, 52 km from Tumkur, is a famous place of pilgrimage. The place houses a famous temple of Siddhalingeshwara and a samadhi mutt of Tontada Siddhalingeshwara Yati, a revered Veerashaiva Saint. The Samadhi mutt has a fine, carved wooden chariot and some interesting old paintings on the walls. The place also has a Varadaraja temple and two Veerashaiva Mutts.

The ratha festival is held during the festival season.

Yediyur is about 100 km from Bangalore. The nearest airport is Bangalore International Airport.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Tumkur

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