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There are hundreds of the stones with Shiva Linga carved on them by the side or river 'Shalmala'. Because these uncountable carvings, the place gets the name "Sahasra Linga" (thousand lingas). Every year on the day of 'Shivaratri' hundreds of people visit this place to worship Lord Shiva. When the water level is not high enough you can actually see all those carvings. Best time would winter and early summer. Best place for one day outing.

This place is on the way to Yellapur from Sirsi at about 17kms from Sirsi. After Bhairumbe you will have to get down at a bus-stop called Hul Gol bus-stop and walk towards Hulgol and from the main road it is around 2kms distance. Do carry your food and tentage.

Fact File
Geo ...  place {sahasralinga} in Sirsi(17kms) taluq in North Kanara district in North West Karnataka.

Distance ...
From Bangalore 500+ kms
From Nearest Town 17kms(Sirsi) From Nearest Petrol Bunk 17kms(Sirsi)
Nearest Medical Help Bhairumbe (6+kms)
Nearest Hotel Sirsi

Approach :
Best Time Winter to early summer

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