How to reach Talakadu ( talakad ) from Bangalore ?
Bangalore to Talakadu via Kanakapura (Route 1) is about 150 km. Bangalore to Talakadu via Ramnagara,Channapatna, Malavalli (Route 2) is about 130 km.
Route 1 : Bangalore - Kanakapura - Hagaluru - Malavalli - Gargur Handpost - Talakadu.
Route 2 : Bangalore - Ramanaga - Channapatna - Maddur - Malavalli - Gargur Handpost - Talakadu.
Route 3 : Bangalore - Mandya - Srirangapatna - Bannur - Somnathpur - T. Narsipur - Madapura - Talakadu.
What you see today as the 'Bangalore Fort' is actually a tiny remain - rather a gateway portion - of an otherwise sprawling fort that stood as the prime landmark in the old days of Bengaluru.