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Nandi Hills Travel Guide

Nandi Hills, also famed as Nandidurga, are small hummock near Bangalore. It is placed 65 km from Bangalore and 1,478 meters above the sea level. It was the summertime resort of the famous king of India Tipu Sultan.

This hill station is a notable holiday spot because it is blest with a gratifying climate throughout the year. Before being inhibited by the British forces under Lord Cornwallis, Nandi Hills was a Mysore Fort. It was appropriated by the British in the year 1791.

The hill has been called after the beautiful statue of Nandi, the bull. This bull defends the outside of the Yoganandeeshwara Temple. Yoganandeeshwara Temple is the home of Shiva the austere on the top of the hills and this temple was made by the Cholas. This antediluvian temple also has an allegiance in the name of Sambhaji who was the son of Chhatrapati Shivaji.

The flora of the hills is classifiable of high hills. Besides Coffea Arabica, there are some more primeval species. Eucalyptus is developed inside the fort which is an exotic plant. The woods around the hills act as a substrate for the compression of clouds and this is the reason that most of the trees are extended with water in the mornings. Many species of birds and animals can also be seen in the hills.

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