Rustic Delights of Tirumakudalu Narasipur

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The small rustic village of Tirumakudalu Narasipur is obscure by just about any standard, but that doesn’t deter it from making some rather grandiose claims about itself, including (just like Nanjangud) that it is “Dakshina Kashi” or the Varanasi of the South. 

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In addition to the Agasthyeshwara Temple, Tirumakudalu Narasipur is also home to a number of other sights including a sacred 2,000 year old fig tree and the Gunja Narasimhaswamy Temple. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I’d spent more time poking around the village. I’d certainly recommend that you squeeze in some time to stop off there if you happen to be traveling between Talakad and Somanathapur.

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