Janapada Loka - Ramnagara - Mysore Road

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About an hour's drive from Bangalore on the Mysore highway you come across a town, Ramanagara, more famous as the location of the all time Bollywood blockbuster SHOLAY !

And five kms later, on your right stands JANAPADA LOKA (FOLK WORLD) dedicated to the folk arts of Karnataka.

An aesthetic village re- creates all the glories of Karnataka. 


Here's some comprehensive information courtesy www.travelingbeats.com

Location: Bangalore – Mysore highway, approx. 6 km from Ramnagaram

Distance: 53 kms from Bangalore

Journey Time: Around 90 minutes from Majestic in KSRTC bus. 

How to reach: From Majestic bus stand any bus which goes to Mysore (apart from non stop buses). But before boarding the bus confirm with the bus driver and conductor if they are going to give a stop in front of Janapada Loka. If yes, buy ticket upto that. If not, get down from the bus at Ramnagaram and hire a auto to Janapada Loka. A complete hire will cost you Rs 30 and if shared then it is Rs 10 per person.

If you are using your own vehicle then from any part of Bangalore head towards Bangalore – Mysore highway and follow the route below.

Route: Bangalore – Mysore road – Ramnagaram – Janapada Loka (Bangalore – Mysore highway)

Where to eat: Kamat Lokaruchi – just besides Janapada Loka

Language spoken: Kannada, Hindi, English

Various fees: 

Entry fee : Rs 10 per person, Kids – Rs 5

Camera fees: Rs 100, charged only if you wish to take pictures inside the museums

Video show – Rs 5

Timmings: 9.00 am To 5.30 pm, Tuesday holiday
Janapada Loka contact # 080-27201143
Email: janapadaparisharh@hotmail.com

Bangalore Office: Karnataka Janapada Parishathh
Janapada Siribhuvana
No.1, Jaladarshini layout
Next to Ramiaha hospital main gate
New BEL Road, Bengaluru-5600054
Phone- Office No.: 080-23605033
Mobile: 9880364358

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