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1000 lings inside the river

We should visit this place in summer season inorder to see the lingas as they are carved on the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Bala S
Bengaluru, India

Good place to have little fun in water. Also visit the hanging bridge near by. Overall good... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Deepak R
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| River Shalmala, Sirsi, India
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We should visit this place in summer season inorder to see the lingas as they are carved on the stones inside the shalmale river.I could not see 1000 lingas exactly but might be somewhere 100.Bur the scenary is very nice even in the rainy season...More

Thank Bala S
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Good place to have little fun in water. Also visit the hanging bridge near by. Overall good experience.

1  Thank Deepak R
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Not many people were around when we visited the site of Sahasralingas in the river bed. It appears as if the tourist department has woken up to this unique site as there is a small placard about the folklore surrounding the spot and attempts at...More

1  Thank ushabanerji
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We have visited couple of time when ever we visit Sonda vadiraja matt. We hired a Jeep for cover all near by places (Swarnavalli matt, Venkateshwara temple, Sahasralinga, Vadiraja tapovana, jain temple ect) and it cost 50 rs per head. there is poor maintenance, one...More

1  Thank Sudhindrah1
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A lovely tourist attraction that shouldn't be missed when visiting Sirsi. Best to visit after the rains- during winter or summer months.

Thank Chichha
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Visitng this place from my college days with lots of memories, amazing place with lots of shiv lings carved ,which is mostly visible during summer days or once the water flow is less, the number of shiv lings have reduced in numbers compared to those...More

Thank DeWandererSoul
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Copying my review from other Sahasralinga page to help visitors to this page: To start with, there are no thousand lingas, only hundred or so lingas. This could have been our own backyard Kbal Spean (with no trekking required that too). But we chose to...More

Thank Mallika R
Reviewed 16 February 2018

I had heard about this place. was happy visiting it on 31st Dec 2017. There are several Shiva Linga created on the rocks. The water is very shallow, and one can walk across the river. Due to water erosion, several Shiva Lingas are getting worn...More

Thank ranajitghanty
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Its beautiful to see these lingas in the river bed.Visited in the month of Dec so the water was minimal and we could see quite a few. Not sure how the the site would be during the monsoons. One needed to wade through ankle deep...More

Thank AvinashG277
Reviewed 8 January 2018

As with all popular tourist places, crowds throng this place. The peace and calm of this serene place is greatly disturbed by hordes of men frolicking in the water in their underwear which is an ungainly sight.

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29 January 2016|
Response from Ontdekingsreiziger | Reviewed this property |
We can go by car till the shore of river, we need to get down few steps to reach the sacred place.