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Rated 3.8 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Gudibande Fort, Temples, Surasadmagiri Hill, Amani Byrasagara Lake
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer (25 to 30°C), Winter (15 to 25°C), Rainy (20 to 25°C)


Gudi means "temple" and bande means "rock". Gudibande is a cave temple and that is how the place derives its name. This place is popular for the Gudibande Fort which was built by Byre Gowda in the 17th century. The fort is highly inspired by the Madhugiri Fort and forms one of the important fort in the network of forts in the region. The place is a mixture of spirituality and adventure.

Gudibande tourist attractions

Gudibande Fort

This fort was built in the 17th century. There is a complex network of escape routes and inlet routes to help the soldiers in case of emergency. There is a Shiva temple at the top of the fort which is one among the 108 Jyotirlingas. The way to the top offers a nice trek.

Narasimhaswamy Temple and Lakshmivenkataramanaswamy

Narasimhaswamy temple is a cave temple and the place derives the name from this temple. The Lakshmivenkataramanswamy temple was constructed by the Cholas and attracts a lot of piligrims.

Surasadmagiri Hill

It is one of the highest hills in the region. The hills has many ponds and temples which makes it a popular destination.

Byrasagara Reservoir

One can get a good view of Byrasagara Lake from the viewpoint of Gudibande Fort. It was constructed in the 16th century.

Things to do in GudiBande

  • Explore and trek the Gudibande Fort. Enjoy the views on the top.
  • Visit and seek the blessings of god in Narasimhaswamy and Lakshivenkataramanswamy.
  • Visit Byrasagara reservoir.

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Travel Guide

How to reach Gudibande

Gudibande is well connected from Bangalore. There are clear indicators to reach this place from Chikkaballapur.

Nearest Bus Station

Chikkaballapur is the nearest Bus Station.

Nearest Railway Station

Chikkaballapur railway station is the nearest Railway Station.

Nearest Airport

Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore is the nearest Airport.

How to reach Gudibande from Bangalore

The ideal way to visit Gudibande is through taxi or own vehicle. There are local buses available to Gudibande from Chikkaballapur.

Car / Taxi

Bangalore to Gudibande distance is 98 km through Bellary road and National Highway 44. From Bangalore connect to airport / Bellary road. Follow Nathinal Highway 44 to Gauribidanur and Gudibande road in Yerralakkenahalli . Drive along Gauribidanur - Gudibande road / Rampatna road to reach Gudibande. This route goes through Chikkajala, Honnenahalli, Hunegal, Varnakonda to reach Gudibande.


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