Chamarajanagar is a district in the state of Karnataka in India. It is the southernmost district of the state. According to history, this place was under the rule of many major dynasties who once ruled over the southern parts of India. Maravva or Maramma is the principle deity of this place. More than ten temples dedicated to Maravva are found in the town of Chamarajanagar. Chamarajeshwara Temple is the biggest and Haralu Kote Anjaneya Temple is the oldest temple in the town. Religious places of other religion like mosques, churches, Jain Basadis and Buddha Viharas are also found in Chamarajanagar.
Shivanasamudra falls in the Kollegal taluk is a beautiful waterfall in this district. Here the River Kaveri falls into the rocky valley. The place is surrounded by mesmerising forested landscape. Hazrat Murdana Gaib of Peer Hazrat Saiyya is a beautiful mosque located at the entrance of the Shivanasamudra Island. Bara Chukki fall is another notable waterfall in this district. Bandipur National Park can be visited from Chamarajanagar. It is home to wide range of wildlife including elephants, tigers and many more wild animals. Safari facilities are available to experience the wildlife in Bandipur. Kanakagiri Hills is one of the most important places of the Jains with many religious inscriptions, monuments and caves.