The epical golden city of Kolar is the doorway to Thirumala (Thiruputi Temple). Kolar is famous for the Someshwara temple and the Kolaramma temple. Kolaramma is considered as goddess of city of Kolar. Kolar District is known for largest production of Milk, which recently surpassed Denmark, gold mining. Konganivarman, the founder of Ganga Dynasty built the city of Kolar and ruled it for twenty years. Kolar district was earlier known as Kuvalalapura, also known as Kolahala Pura.Avani is famous for the Sita temple situated on a hill. This temple is one of the few temples dedicated to Sitadevi in India. Someshwara Temple Situated in the heart of Kolar, this archaeological structure dates back to the early 14th Century. The temple has an ancient steep tank known as Kalyani. Kolar Gold Fields was the 2nd town in Asia to get electricity after Tokyo, Japan, from Shivanasamudra Hydo electric project in Mandya District.
Kolar is popularly known as the land of silk, milk, Mango (Srinivasapura-MANGO, National fruit of India) and gold. Kolar is leading India in production of Mango, Tomato.
Places To Visit
Kotilingeshwara Temple,Antharagange, Kolaramma Temple.