Chikballapura town is located about 57km from Bangalore, Karnataka and is an important port link in North Bangalore area and also a major educational hub. Nandi Hills, Bhoga Nandeehwara, Vivekananda Waterfalls and Yoga Nandesshwara temples are some of the famous places here providing opportunities of sight-seeing, rock climbing and exploring nature as well as man-made attractions. This town is famous for its gold and silver trade and for its incense industry.