Kolar is a city in the state of Karnataka, India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Kolar district and is known for its cultural and historical significance.
Kolar has a long and rich history, with evidence of human habitation dating back to the 3rd century BCE. It was an important center of the Chola Dynasty in the 10th and 11th centuries and later became a part of the Vijayanagara Empire. The city is known for its many historical landmarks and monuments, including the Kolaramma Temple and the Someshwara Temple.
Kolar is easily accessible by road and rail, and is located about 60 kilometers southeast of Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka.