On our way to Sagara (in Shivamogga district of Karnataka) we stopped at Bidanur Fort, A small fort belonging to Keladi dynasty of 17th century, partially deteriorated and being restored.
What are the other places of tourist interest nearby? Jog falls, Keladi Temple (Sagara), Ikkeri, Varahi, Tyavarekere animal sanctuary, Gajanur Dam, Kemmannugundi, Udupi (Sri Krishna temple), Malpe (beach), Agumbe (sunset)
How to go to Bidanur Fort?
From Bangalore-Shimoga-Hosanagara-Nagara (approx 350 kms)
From Mangalore-Udupi-Haladi-Siddapura-Nagara (approx 200 kms)
Also see: Madhugiri Fort, Tumkur *Mattur near Shimoga *