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07 May 2023

Trekking to Shivagange Hills

The Department of Physical Education and Sports in association NSS unit and the NCC wing of REVA University organised a trek on 27.05.2023 to Shivagange Hills, Dobaspete, Nelamangala Taluk. The trek started at 6.30 am and ended at 3.00 pm.

Shivagange is a mountain peak with a height of 804.8 meters or 2640.3 feet and a Hindu pilgrimage centre located near Dobbaspet, in Bengaluru Rural district, India. It is situated 20 km from the town of Tumakuru and 54 km from Bengaluru.

The sacred mountain is shaped as a shivalinga and a spring flows near locally called "Ganga", thereby by giving the place its name. It is also known as Dakshina Kashi (Kashi of the South). The place is also home to various temples such as Gangadhareshwara temple, Sri Honnammadevi Temple, Olakal Teertha, Nandi Statue, Patalagange, A historical rock statue of Nandi or Basavanna carved on top of a steep rock is considered as a spellbinding sculpture because of its narrow location.

Trekking to Shivagange Hills