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Kargal is a small town situated on the banks of River Sharavathi and it is located at a distance of 30 Km Sagar in Shimoga district of Karnataka state.
The population of Kargal town is roughly around 10,000. It had been in recent times announced as a town by Karnataka state Government. Kargal is situated jsut 5 Km from Jog Falls, the world famous waterfalls. Kargal town is located in Bharangi Hobli of Sagar Taluk. Kargal town become popular after the construction of Linganamakki Dam during 1964, that is located at a distance of just 5 Km.
Places of Interest in Kargal
Kargal town has a famous Chowdeshwari Temple dedicated to Goddess Chowdeshwari. The temple is located on the outskirts of Kargal. The temple attracts lots of people from different parts of state.
Linganamakki Dam: The Linganamakki Dam, one of the major dams of Karnataka is located at a distance of 5 Km from Kargal town and 6 Km from Jog Falls. The Linganamakki Dam is very huge and the dam premises is very well kept and maintained neatly.
There are couple of hotels to stay, in case you are about to visit Jog Falls. For an ordinary hotel stay, you are required to stay in Sagar and that may be better.
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