Gauribidanur is a historical place in Kolar District – the southern state of Karnataka known for its gold mining. The name ‘Gauribidanur’ is derived from Gauri (a Hindu goddess) and bidanur (a common name for towns in the Old Mysore State). The place hosts many historic incidents like Karnataka's Jallianwala Bagh of Indian freedom struggle, burial of Tipu Sultan and his various soldiers etc. There are various educational institutions and hospitals near to the area. Sri Sathya Sai Convent Kote, Kote Govt HP School, Prasad Hospital and Manasa Hospital are few among them. Located around 75 Kms from the state capital-Bengaluru, the average price of Gauribidanur real estate is Rs 225 per sq. ft. The Bangalore- Hyderabad railway line, National Highway 234 and the Mangalore – Vilupuram road connects this place with various other parts of the state. A famous pilgrimage center called Viduraswatha and an education hub in Muddenahalli-Kanivenarayanapura are in vicinity of the area. Gauribidanur is surrounded by areas such as Jalahalli, Chikballapur, Bagaluru near to Yelahanka, Jakkur, Anagalapura, Hennur Main Road, Doddaballapur, Devanahalli, Hebbal and Horamavu. A number of residential plots like San City Iris, Samrudhi Nandanavana, Srini Sunrise etc. are proposed in this area, making Gauribidanur a well-suited living destination.