Belur is in Hassan District of Karnataka. Its famous for the Chennakesava temple built on the banks of Yagachi river. The temple was built in 1117 AD by the Hoysala king Vishnuvardhana. The temple's architectural marvel amazes any one. Apart from the temple the dam constructed across the Yagachi river also attracts people.
Visit after the rains. September to May can be an appropriate time.
Route 1: Bangalore - Kunigal - Hassan - Belur
KSRTC runs ample amount of services to the place. The temple and the dam are walk-able from the Bus stand.