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About Our Place

Tarikere is a beautiful place popularly known as gateway of malnad because malnad area starts from here. It is a taluk situated in the Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka of India.

The town's name is derived from the number of water tanks which surround it. Tarikere is surrounded by many tanks and ponds. The tanks near Tarikere include Chikkere, Doddakere, Dalavikere, Ramanayakanakere, and Kendarahalla

There are also several historical places surrounding Tarikere. Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary as well as a tiger protection area. Kemmangundi is a popular hill station in Tarikere. Amritheshwara temple is a temple in Amrithapura. Amritheshwara temple was constructed by the Hoysalas. The Kallathigiri falls are a popular series of miniature waterfalls which run under the Lord Veera Bhadra temple. Bhadra Dam one of the oldest and biggest dam of Karnataka surrounded by lofty hills of western ghats which adds scenic beauty to it.