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An ancient tank

Constructed by Rukmangada Raya, a chief of Sakrepatna, Ayyanakere is an ancient tank at the eastern base of the Baba-Budan range. It lies 18 km north-east of Chickmagalur Town. Ayyanakere provides irrigation facilities to about 1,560 hectares of land. Nearby attraction is the Prasanna Balleshvara shrine with Hoysala sculptures of Ganapathi, Surya, Krishna, and Ambika. Bangalore International Airport is 200 km from Chickmagalur. The most convenient railhead is at Kadur, 6 km from the town.

Updated on 11th December, 2014
District: Chickmagalur


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