Category Adventure, Natural / Scenic beauty, Recreational

This place is located three kms northwest from Belagola and 14 kms west from the taluk centre Srirangapattana, situated on the right bank of the river Kaveri, it is a tourist spot. Ancient inscriptions refer to this place as a hamlet of ancient Ballegola (Belugola), as sacred Balamba theertha, Balambari. The local Agasthyeshwara temple is of the pre Chola period. A record dated 1013 A.D. of Rajaraja Chola-I refer to the grant given to this god by a certain Dandanayaka Panchavan Maharaya (RajendraI).

Water flows in the Virija Right Canal from the Balamuri Anicut constructed across the river Kaveri for about 56 kms in the taluk of Srirangapattana resulting Places of Interest 953 in the lavish greenery of thousands of acres of land. Because of the anicut, the place always has water in the bund and provides Joy to the tourists.