A town and the administrative headquarters of the Krishnagiri District, this is one of the very fast growing towns in terms of business and residential development. This town is about 90 kilometers from bangalore and is known for its agriculture and rich water sources. The mangoes of krishnagiri are famous and they are sold all over India besides only South India. The water power project and dam plays an important part in the infrastructural development of this area and this is also a prime attraction here. The Fortress of Tipu Sultan is another tourist attraction here.