Talaguppa

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Talaguppa
ತಾಳಗುಪ್ಪಾ
village
Talaguppa is located in Karnataka
Talaguppa
Talaguppa
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 14°12′54″N 74°54′43″E / 14.215°N 74.912°E / 14.215; 74.912Coordinates: 14°12′54″N 74°54′43″E / 14.215°N 74.912°E / 14.215; 74.912
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Shimoga
Subdivision Sagara
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 577 430
Telephone code 0818321
Vehicle registration KA-15 (Sagara)

Talaguppa (Kannada: ತಾಳಗುಪ್ಪಾ) is a village located in Sagara Taluk in Karnataka State, India. The National Highway No.206 (Bangalore - Honavar) passes through Talaguppa village. The village is 14.37 km from the taluk's center Sagara, 77.68 km from Shimoga, and 323 km from Bangalore. It is locatede at a distance of 14 km from Jog Falls, the highest waterfall in India and Talaguppa is the linking Railway terminus for Jog falls. Areca nut and paddy are the most grown crops.

Shrines[edit]

There are three major temples in this village.

  • Shree Kadambeshwar temple
  • Shree Veerabhadreshwar temple
  • Shree Ranganath temple

There is a mosque as well as a church near Travellers Bunglow.

Nearby villages are Kanle (5.294 km), Shiravanthe (7.201 km), Syduru (7.446 km), Masuru (11.78 km), Keladi (11.82 km), Sagara city (14.37 km), Malve (15.26 km).

Transport[edit]

Talaguppa is connected by Rail from Bangalore and Shimoga[1] and connecting point to Jog Falls. After the broad gauge conversion, Indian railways has introduced a daily train in between Mysore city to Talaguppa, Mysore - Talaguppa Bangalore - Talaguppa Express, Shimoga Town - Talaguppa Passenger. Intercity express.[2]

The metre gauge railway track between the town of Shimoga and Talaguppa was laid by the British in 1938. In 1939, Mirza Ismail took the maiden journey on this line to visit the city of Sagara. This rail link provided access to Jog Falls, which is 12 km from Thalaguppa. Famous personalities like Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar, Sir M Visvesvaraya, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Morarji Desai used this line to reach Jog Falls.

There is a proposal to connect Talaguppa with Honavar in Uttara Kannada district by a new railway line, which will be a shorter alternate rail route between Mumbai and southern India.

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation and private bus services are available to Talaguppa.

References[edit]

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/79450/railcars-last-stop.html

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