Sigandoor Devi Chowdeshwari Temple
Sigandoor (Sigandur) is a place near Sagar in Shimoga District famous for its Devi Chowdeshwari Temple. It is located on the side of backwaters of Sharavathi river and in the midst of the thick jungle away from the city or any commercial places.
To reach Singadoor temple, we need to cross the Sharavathi back water by Launch (big blat boat like vehicle) and then a short drive in the woods.
The place is around 100 kms from Shimoga City (Shimoga is 270 kms from Bangalore, Capital city of Karnataka, India).
Frequent buses ply from Bangalore to Shimoga and to Sagar. From Sagar, private buses and other vehicles ferry people to and fro Sigandoor. Launch service is available till 5pm in the evening.
The other places of interest around this place is Jog Falls and Kollur (Sigandoor can be reached via Kollur also).