Hosur

Published: 15.07.2017
Updated: 15.07.2017

Hosur, Tamil Nadu, India

Hosur

an Industrial town and a municipality in Krishnagiri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the largest town in the Krishnagiri District of Tamil Nadu and is the headquarters of the Hosur taluk. It is located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Bangalore, 48 kilometres (30 mi) from Krishnagiri, 82 kilometres from dharmapuri, 174 Km West from Industrial City Vellore and 306 kilometres (190 mi) west of Chennai, the state capital. Hosur is the gateway to Karnataka's Capital City from Tamil Nadu and serves as the satellite town of Bangalore.

National Highway AH43(Old NH7) passes through Hosur connecting it with Bangalore, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Palakkad and Salem. This stretch of the highway passing through the town is a Golden quadrilateral Highway.

Places of interest
  • Hogenakkal Falls which is located in dharmapuri district
  • Rajaji Memorial at Thorapalli where Rajaji was born
  • Sri Chandrachoodeshwara Temple, Hosur.
  • Ecological Park & Walkers Lane at Ramanaicken Lake.

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