Hosur is a town in the Krishnagiri District, 48 km from Krishnagiri and 35 km from Bengaluru. It has many attractions to offer to tourists. A picnic is very enjoyable at the Kelavarapalli Dam, Chandra Choodeswarar Temple for the religious and Rajaji Memorial for a trip back in history. In Hosur you can see the hill temple dedicated to the Arul Migu Maragadhambal Samedha and SREE CHANDRACHOODESHWARAR. 2 km from Hosur is another temple dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, also referred to as Dakshina Tirupati.Hosur was part of the Mysore Kingdom until Tippu Sultan lost a war against the British in 1799. Currently, Hosur is famous as an industrial hub on the border of Karnataka supported by pleasant climate. These industrial units uplift the status of the Krishnagiri District. Electrical, Electronics, Automobile, Chemical, Iron and Steel industries flourish here because of good infrastructure facilities and its proximity to Bangalore city. Attractions here include water springs, small streams and waterfalls.