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Kolar The Golden City of India, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of Kolar District and is known for Largest production of Milk, which recently beated Denmark, gold mining. Kolar is popularly known as the land of silk, milk, Mango,(National fruit of India) and gold. The town is famous for the Someshwara temple and the Kolaramma temple. Kolaramma is considered as goddess of city of Kolar.Kolar has APMC market Which is 2nd largest in Asia, Largest in South India. Kolar is leading India in production of Mango, Tomato, which exported to various other nations like UK, USA, UAE etc. Kolar.GeographyKolar is located at. with an average elevation of 822m.It is located at a distance of about 70km from Bengaluru and 50 km from Bangalore International Airport 32km from Kolar Gold Fields. The city is located on the southern maidan (plains) region of Karnataka. The Ammerallikere, a tank, forms its eastern boundary. To the north is the Kodikannur tank, the main source of water supply to the city. The nearest railway junction is Kolar. Kolar is having good road transportation than, Rail amenities. It is situated on the Bengaluru - Chennai National Highway-75.Kolar is also The gateway for Tirumala Via National Highway 75History of KolarThe Western Gangas sovereignty lasted from about 350 to 550 CE, initially ruled from Kolar as their Capital City. The founder of the Western Ganga dynasty was Konganivarman Madhava, who built Kolar as his capital around 350 and ruled for about twenty years. He succeeded by his son Madhava I. Kolar, the headquarters of the Kolar district, was earlier known as Kuvalalapura, also known as Kolahala Pura. Historically, Kolar is said to be associated with the epic age, which recalls many legends associated with Avani in Mulbagal Taluk, which was also called Avani Kshetra.Plan a India trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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