Welcome to Sringeri

Posted by Chipscape on September 8, 2011  •  Comments (64)  • 


        Sringeri: is one of the Town in Sringeri Taluk in Chikmagalur District in Karnataka State . Sringeri is 57 km far from its District Main City Chikmagalur . It is 258 km far from its State Main City Bangalore . Near By Villages of this Village with distance are Menase(2.5 k.m.) ,Addagadde(5.7 k.m.) ,Asagodu(7 k.m.) ,Nemmaru(7.2 k.m.) ,Shanuvalli(8.6 k.m.) ,. Nearest Towns are Sringeri(0 k.m.) ,Koppa(16.2 k.m.) ,Narasimharajapura(35.2 k.m.) ,Chickmagalur(52.5 k.m.) , Addagadde , Dharekoppa , Kere , Kuthagodu , Markal ( Kigga ) , Menase , ... . are the villages along with this village in the same Sringeri Taluk.

The name Sringeri is derived from Rishyashringa-giri, a nearby hill that is believed to have contained the hermitage of Rishi Vibhandaka and his son Rishyashringa. Rishyashringa appears in an episode in the Bala-Kanda of the Ramayana where a story, narrated by Vasishtha, relates how he brought rains to the drought-stricken kingdom of Romapada.

How to reach Sringeri

      57 kms from Chikmagalur

Sringeri By Air:

         The nearest Airport to Sringeri is Mangalore International Airport Bajpe, which is at a distance of about 100 km away. There are domestic flights operated from Mangalore to many major cities in South India. Pre-paid taxis are available from airport to Sringeri, taxis will charge about Rs 1,300 to cover about 100 km. Airports near Sringeri Type Aerial Distance Bajpe Airport, Mangalore (IXE) Domestic 64 km Hubli Airport (HBX) Domestic 217 km Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) International 274 km Chennai International Airport (MAA) International 551 km

Sringeri By Train:

          Nearest railhead is at Udupi, which is connected by rail to Chiknagalur and other major cities in south India. Taxi cabs are available from Udupi to Sringeri and it charges less than Rs 1,000. Railway stations near Sringeri Aerial Distance Udupi (UD) 54 km Shimoga (SME) 69 km Trains to Udupi (Udupi train station is near Sringeri) Starting Station Train Arrival at Udupi Service Days Chennai (MAS) Madgaon Exp (0671) 09:23 AM (duration: 17h 13m) Fri Goa (MAO) 15 more trains Madgoan Ers Exp (10215) 01:10 AM (duration: 3h 40m) Sun Mao Madras Spl (0672) 07:58 PM (duration: 3h 58m) Sat Pune (PUNE) Eranakulam Exp (11097) 05:38 PM (duration: 18h 28m)

Sringeri By Bus:

           Government bus services connect Sringeri with all cities in and around the city. Sringeri is well connected by bus to Bangalore, Chikmagalur, Udupi, Mangalore and Shimoga.