City India

Cities in Chamrajnagar

Gundlupet (Gundlupētē in Kannada) is a municipal town situated in the Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, India. It is also known as "The flower pot of India". It is situated on NH 766, 60 km away from Mysuru and approximately 200 km from the state administrative capital, Bengaluru. Gundlupet is the last town in Karnataka on the National Highway 766 which goes through Mysore, Ooty, Wayanad, and Kozhikode. It is situated very close to the Tamil Nadu and Kerala state borders. NH 181 begins from Gundlupet and ends in Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu via Ooty and Coimbatore.The Bandipur National Park is situated 17 km away from Gundlupet, giving the town the epithet also known as "Land of Tigers". Gundlupet was previously known as Vijayapura, named after the ancient Vijayanarayana Temple.