Hassan is situated 192 kms from Bangalore. There are many points of tourist interest in Hassan, especially Shravanabelagola which can be covered in a day trip. Named after the Goddess Hassanamba, the most worshipped goddess of the time, Hassan was dominated by the Hoysala Empire for a long time.
The city is covered with many monuments and temples. The historical attractions in the city provide a depiction of the art and culture of the old times through inscriptions and architecture.
There are many Jain temples in the city. Every temple is architecturally beautiful, with beautiful engravings, pillars and sculptures. Every temple has a different story to tell. The city is ideal for visitors seeking peace and comfort. The attractions in the city are mostly eight to night centuries back and represent the glorious past and heritage of the city.