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Kemmannugundi Hill Resort | JLR


The word literally means red soil pit if the words Kempu, Mannu and Gundi are split. It is called so because of the red soil bed that is brilliant for growing certain crops, coffee plants and more.

It used to serve as the summer resort of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV earlier, who later on donated the gorgeous property to the Karnataka Government, Department of Horticulture.

Yes, it is also popularly called the Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station. Now, recently as per government orders, Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd., has taken over the operation and management of the guest houses and restaurant at Kemmanagundi from 1st March 2021.




Kemmannugundi is a beautiful hill station in Tarikere taluk of Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka, India. The station is ringed by the Baba Budan Giri Range with cascades, mountain streams and lush vegetation, Kemmangundi’s has ornamental gardens and mountains and Valleys views.

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