Ranebennur, Karnataka, India (with photos)

Ranebennuru / Ranibennur (Kannada: ರಾಣೇಬೆನ್ನೂರು) is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka, this strategically located business place, is a home to one of the highest number of the seeds companies in India. The city being exactly at the center of Karnataka is in the Bayaluseeme but still very near to the Western Ghats (Malenadu Region) around 40 km.

The economy of Ranebennur is mainly the agriculture, business & industries. The long pending Upper Tunga Irrigation Project once completed will help the economy grow faster in Ranebennur Taluk. Ranebennur Taluk having the advantage of River Tungabhadra flowing & also NH4 passing thru the Taluk, is an industrial hub. Various industries of Seeds production, Iron ore, Textile, Chemical, Cement, Colors, Tiles, Cotton, Rice, ... operate in this region.

There are various tourist places in & around Ranebennur city. Here is the list of important places ..

Maa Vaishnodevi Mandir, Jammu & Kashmir, India (with photos)

Maa Vaishno Devi Mandir/Temple (Hindi: वैष्णोदेवी मन्दिर) located near the Katra town of the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India is the holy place for the Hindus. This temple dedicated to Shakti (Power), is the most visited place in India, its the second most visited religious temple after Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple. The shrine is at an altitude of 5200 ft & around 14 km from Katra town.

Information on how to reach there, how long it takes, modes of transportation (Katra to Maa Vaishnodevi Shrine), various services, ... will be provided in this blog.

Starting point at BaaNa Ganga