A beautiful hill station located at the base of Mulayanagiri Range in Karnataka is Chikmagalur. The hill station is sometimes referred to as coffee land of Karnataka because of its several coffee plantations. Located close to the city of Bangalore, it is a popular weekend getaway for the people of Indias Silicon Valley. The highlight of Chikmagalur is the Mahatma Gandhi Park, previously known as Ratnagiri Bore. It is known for its scenic vistas.