Drop is one of the most interesting places to visit in Nandi Hills. It is
situated on a cliff which is as high as 600m from the elevated ground. This
place has a historical significance since it was used as a trailing spot during
the reign of Tipu Sultan. The prisoners were punished for their wrongdoings by
getting tossed off the cliff in the vagaries below. It is also said that the
rustling of leaves around that place symbolizes the screams of the prisoners
who were pushed below.
reach the top of the hill you will be able to get a majestic and panoramic view
of the surroundings. Moreover, you can also visit Yoganandeeshwara temple,
which was built by Chola kings, located on the other side of the hilltop. If
you are a nature lover and adore scenic beauty, this place is a must-visit as
it will provide you with a sense of peace and solitude.
Tipu’s Drop is located at the top of the cliff many instances of suicide and
mishaps have taken place. However, preparations are being done and awareness is
also being created among the visitors to make the spot a safer place and less