ISRO's Control station is located in this district and town. This district contains Hassan which is one of the oldest towns in Karnataka and has a rich history. The name Hassan is derived from the name of presiding deity Goddess Haasanamba. Channa Krishnappa Naik founded this town back in the 11th century. From 11th century till 13th century this town was under the rule of Hoysala dynasty. During this period many temples of Halebid and Belur were constructed.
With an enormous amount of sightseeing options, this town has gained a lot of popularity and many tourists come here throughout the year. Shravanabelagola, Belur, and Halebid are the most famous attractions out of the many places in this state. Shravanabelagola is the center of Jainism. October and March are the best time to travel to this place, as temperate is moderate and proves to the most pleasurable experience of all times. To get an insight, refer to the travel guide of Hassan.
This district is the place of Hoysala Empire during the period 1000-1334 CE. This town is well known for its Hoysala architecture where you can find about fifty sculptural marvels. Indian Space Research Organization is also the prime attraction of the city which has its modern technology. People visit this town to view the unique style of architecture. Not only the temples but the natural beauty of the city attracts tourist to visit there.
Pleasant atmosphere of the town allows the tourist to visit there all around the year. Small stone carved mementos are easily available in the markets of the town. People can explore Kannada culture, literature and unique style in the town which make you amaze. With the availability of various public transports you can easily roam around the city.