Sights to See
Krishnagiri Reservoir Project (KRP) Dam
It is in between Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. Thousands of acres of land around Krishnagiri are irrigated with the help of this dam. This is a famous tourist spot too. This dam is flooded with tourists during the weekends.
In memory of the great freedom fighter and leader Rajaji, the Tamil Nadu Government has converted the house in Thorapalli where Rajaji was born, as a memorial. It is located 10 Km from Hosur near Onnalvadi. Some of his belongings and a photo gallery depicting his various walks of life are displayed here.
Kelevarapalli Reservoir Project (KPRP)
Completed in 1995, the dam is situated at a distance of 10 km from Hosur. It attracts picnickers in large number from the state of Karnataka also.
Situated on Gandhi Salai in Krishnagiri, the museum is repository of historical artifacts.
Shree Parshwa Padmavathi Shaktipeet Tirth Dham
Krishnagiri Shaktipeetam is a spiritual organization, which promotes peace and harmony across the world and elevates its devotees from a sense of fake materialism to pure spiritualism through its different endeavors. This temple is located in Orappam village, just 7 km away from Krishnagiri.
Rayakottah, a hill fort, situated at a distance of 30 km from Hosur marks the border of the Palghat plateau. Even after the Mysore wars, for the British it was a strategic place where their troops were stationed till 1861. The ramparts and the bastions of the fort are more or less intact. The fort is a protected monument.
Arulmigu Maragathambigai Chandra Choodeswara Temple
Located in Hosur on NH-7, this temple stands on a hillock. In close proximity to the temple is a children's park. An observatory has been set up by the tourism department. A guest house, near to the hillock, is also functioning under the control of Tamil Nadu tourism.