The name shakala is a Sanskrit word means "Bhinnavada" or "Birukada". In the past a shivalinga found in this town which was broken. The linga was called as shakaleshwara which was then became sakaleshwara in the tongue of the local people. A temple is also built at the entrance of the town.The primary mode of employment in the Sakleshpur region is agriculture. Crops grown include coffee, rice, pepper, cardamom, and tea with coffee being dominant. Sakleshpur coffee is shade grown on the slopes of the Western Ghats as the elevation is not high enough to enable the intensive cultivation practices followed in the Brazilian and Colombian highlands.Sakleshpur Taluk accounts for around a third of Indian cardamom production.Resorts in Sakleshpur are plenty & the same is true of home stays in Sakleshpur too. Sakleshpur is an ideal destination for adventures, sightseeing, for honeymooners & also for tourists who wish to do nothing; but take it easy.
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how to reach
By Rail : Mangalore station is near to Sakleshpur which is connected to banglore,Mysore and more cities in india
Distances From Banglore:
Banglore: 221 km
Mysore: 155 km
Mangalore: 113 km
By Air : Bangalore International Airport is the major airport nearby. Bangalore is about 221 km away from Bangalore and it is 4 hour drive from Bangalore. Bangalore is well connected to most of the major airports in India and abroad.
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