Overview Of Chikmagalur(Land Of Coffee)
Chikmagalur (ಚಿಕ್ಕಮಗಳೂರು) (also known as Chikkamagaluru) is a city in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikmagalur is famous for coffee and is known as the 'Land Of Coffee' of Karnataka. Chikmagalur is famous for its hill stations.

The nearest airport to this town is Mangalore Airport(160 km).Chikmagalur is connected to all the major cities in the world by roadways and the newly inaugurated railway line to kadur which will then be connected to the Bangalore-Hubli network. The City's railway Station is located on Belur Road
History
Chikmagalur district was called Kadur district until 1947. It is situated roughly in the south-western part of Karnataka state. A large area of this district is 'malnad', i.e., a largely forested hilly region of heavy rainfall. The first coffee plant was grown at Chikmagalur. It was brought from West Asia by Baba Budan also known as Dada ka pahad nothing but mountain giri, whose shrine is on top of the hills in the region.
Chikmagalur City takes its name from the word "Chikkamagala Uru" which literally means younger daughter's town (in Kannada). It is said to have been given as a dowry to the younger daughter of Rukmangada, the legendary chief of Sakrepatna. Another part of the town bestowed on the elder daughter is known as Hiremagalur.
Some old inscriptions reveals that these two places were known as Kiriya-muguli and Piriya-muguli. In a fertile valley south of the Baba-Budan hill range is the headquarters town of the district. It is a centre of education, trade and commerce.
The district is situated between 12° 54' 42" and 13° 53' 53" north latitude and between 75° 04' 46" and 76° 21' 50" east longitude. Its greatest length from east to west is about 138.4 kilometers and from north to south 88.5 kilometers. General boundaries are
  • East: Tumkur district
  • South: Hassan district
  • West: Western Ghats which separates it from Dakshina Kannada (South Canara) and Udupi district

  • Northeast: Chitradurga district
  • North: Shimoga district
Location
  • Just About 40KM from Kadur
  • Just About 61KM from Hassan
  • Just About 150KM From Mangalore
  • Just About 247KM From Bangalore
  • Just About 97KM From Shimoga
  • Just About 178KM From Mysore
  • Just About 297KM From Hubli
  • Just About 157KM From Davanagere

Services & Facilities
  • AC / Non-AC Rooms
  • 24hrs hot water for New Premium block
  • Imported Air Compressed Water Heater
  • CCTV surveillance
  • Wi-Fi Network Facility(Only in Customer lounge)
  • Spacious Parking & Car Rental Service
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning Facility
  • MEN's Saloon
  • ATM Facility & Safety Deposit Locker
  • Doctor On Call
  • Veg and Non-Veg / Bar & Restuarant