district in Karnataka, India

Hassan is a district in Karnataka State.

Map of Hassan (district)
The royal insignia of the Hoysala kings
Old Kanna inscription at Halmidi village
Nelagahalli Temple near Sakleshpura


  • 1 Belur — the capital of the Hoysalla dynasty and Hale Belur the older capital.
  • 2 Hassan — district headquarters.
  • 3 Sakleshpur — taluk headquarters and close to Western Ghats

  • 4 Arsikere — biggest taluk headquarters in Hassan district

Other destinationsEdit

  • Nuggehalli — a quaint village having two eleventh century Hoysala temples.



Kannada is the most widely spoken language and people in urban areas can also understand English and Hindi.

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Hot piping Coffee prepared with cattle milk.

Stay safeEdit

Western parts of Hassan district are covered with forest . Be careful while entering these forests as there many reports of elephant attacks on humans.

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