District : Chickmagalur State : Karnataka

BALEHONNUR

45 kms. to the north-west of the Chickmagalur town is another celebrated pontifical seat of the district.  Shrimad Jagadguru Rambhapuri Veerasimhasana Mahasamstana Peeta.  This Veerashaiva matta with mythical connections to Ramba, celestial dancer, as also to the giant Rambasura, is one of the five great panchacharya mathas.  The Veerabadra temple attached to the matha has sturdy metallic images of Veerabhadra and Bhadrakali.

Where to Stay :    Mandal Panchayath Guest House