Places around Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture

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1/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Amrutheshwara Temple, Annigeri
35 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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The Amruteshwara Temple, Dharwad is a Hindu religious site situated in Annigeri town, Navalgund Taluk of Dharwad district and is located at a distance of 35 km from Hubli(Hubballi). The main deity in this temple is Lord Shiva.

The Amruteshwara temple is built around 1050 CE in the Dravidian style with Hoysala architecture, is a beautiful black soapstone temple built by the Kalyani Chalukyas. The walls of the temple are covered in carvings of mythological figures and the roof is supported by 76 columns, has a derasar dedicated to Parshva, the 23rd Tirthankara in Jainism. The shrine...

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2/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Badami Fort, Badami
105 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Perched atop a cliff, the Badami Fort lies opposite to the famous Badami Caves. Badami Fort is a renowned archaeological site located on top of a hill that stands at a distance of about 2 km from the main town of Badami. It is located at a distance of around 105 Kms from Hubballi.

The fort was built by the Chalukyan King Pulakeshi in the Chalukyan style of architecture and its origin dates back to 543 AD. The fort is surrounded by double fortification walls. The fort is spread across two hills and is divided into the North and South Forts. The structures within the fort offer a gli...

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3/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Banashankari Temple, Badami
110 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Banashankari Devi Temple is an ancient Hindu shrine located at Amargol at a distance of 7 kms from Hubli(Hubballi) is a fine architectural marvel and is near the Unkal Lake and about 4 km away from Chandramouleshwara Temple. The temple is popularly called Banashankari or Vanashankari since it is located in the Tilakaaranya forest. The temple deity is also called the Shakambhari, an incarnation of the goddess Parvati.

Banashankari Devi Temple was built initially in the Dravidian architectural style. The rebuilt structure is in the Vijayanagara architectural style. This temple is a ...

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4/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture

Chandramouleshwara Temple is an ancient 900-year-old temple built in the Badami Chalukyan era. Chandramouleshwara Temple lies on the banks of the Unkal lake beside the Nrupatunga Hills in the Hubli-Dharwad city. The temple is located at a distance of 5 kms from Hubballi.

Lord Shiva being the main deity of temple, it houses two big Shivalingas and two Nandi statues at the entrance of the temple. Out of two shiva lingas, one of them is the 'Chaturmugha Linga' which is the four faced Shiva linga, one of the features that make the temple stand out among the various Lord Shiva temples i...

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5/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Dattatreya Temple (Dattana Gidu), Dharwad
13 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Situated at Gandhi Chowk of Dharwad district, Dattatreya Temple, commonly known as Dattana Gidu in this region devoted to Lord Dattatreya Swami, depicting the embodiment of Holy Trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara. It is located at a distance of about 13 kms from Dharwad.

Dattatreya Temple, one of the most revered places in the region is dedicated to Lord Dattatreya. Symbolizing the 4 Vedas, religious scripts of the Hindus through the 4 heads of the relic or idol, this temple is a magnificent example of architectural elegance.

The temple of Dattatreya Swami in Dharwad...

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6/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Indira Glass House, Hubli
Within Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Named after the late Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, the Indira Gandhi Glass House is a stunning structure that attracts locals and tourists alike. Glass House Garden or Indira Gandhi Glass House Garden, 3 kms from Hubli, is an enchanting place.

Located at the centre of the HDMC gardens, Indira Glass house is a unique palace made of glass which was inaugurated by the former Indian Prime Minister, Smt. Indira Gandhi and hence called Indira Glass House. The glass house also has expansive lush green lawns and skating ground.

Indira Gandhi Glass House is also an idl...

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7/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
ISCKON Temple, Hubli
11 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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ISKCON Sri Krishna Balarama Temple is a Hindu temple located at Rayapur, on Hubli-Dharwad Road. ISKCON Sri Krishna Balarama temple was built by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), based on the model of ISKCON's temple in Bangalore. It is located at distance of 11 km from Hubli.

The ISKCON temple at Rayapur is open to all devotees since February 12, 2006. This magnificent temple is houses the deities of Sri Radha Krishna, Sri Krishna Balarama, Sri Gaura Nitai and Sri Srinivasa Govinda. The deities were carved in the holy dham of Vrindavan. ISKCON temple, Hu...

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8/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Siddharoodha Matha, Hubli
Within Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Siddharoodha Matha, located 2 Kms away from Hubli is an important religious institution and a centre of Advaita philosophy. Siddharoodha Math was built to honour the memory of Shri Siddharoodha Swamy, who took up 'Samadhi' in 1929.

In the year 1919, this Math was visited by Lokamanya Gangadhar Tilak and again later in 1924, Mahatma Gandhi visited the site. Swami Sidharoodha is known to have been a famous spiritual leader during the times of the independence struggle. The Siddharoodha Math is an excellent shrine that features a marble statue of Swami Sidharoodha, a Hindu mystic of A...

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9/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Someshwara Temple, Hubli
55 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Someshwara Temple is an ancient Hindu religious temple located at Lakshmeshwar which is around 55 kilometres from Hubli. This temple was built by the Chalukya dynasty in 12th century and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Idols of Mahisha Mardini and Chaturbhuja Ganapati are the prime attractions of this temple.

It is believed that the idols of Shiva, Parvathi and Nandi were brought by an ardent Shiva devotee from Saurashtra. Hence, the temple is also referred to as Saurashtra Someshwara. The principal deity that is worshipped in the temple is Lord Shiva. The temple has beautiful Linga. T...

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10/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture

Sri Sringeri Shankar Math is a Hindu religious center situated at about 3 Kms from Dharwad city towards Hubli on the Pune-Bangalore Highway. This is a place of worship for the followers of Great Shankaracharya.

Sri Sringeri Shankar Math has a small Shankaracharya and Sharadamba temple. Visitors are welcomed by two elephant statues with puma kumbha at the entrance. The math is very artistically constructed as per the South Indian style of architecture and has two big gopurams with golden Kalash. Beautiful statues from Indian mythology are carved on the gopurams and on the walls of t...

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11/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Utsav Rock garden, Hubli
40.1 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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Utsav Rock Garden is an indoor and outdoor sculptural museum which has entered in Eight World Records. It is just 30 minutes drive from Hubli. The garden is an anthropological museum which presents traditional farming occupations, crafts, rural life, folklore, cattle herding and sheep rearing etc. Sculptures depict rural culture, tradition and their lifestyle.

Utsav Rock Garden is a centre of art, culture and education. Every part of the garden is systematically designed and decorated in artistic way. It focuses on the rural life of Karnataka where people lived and worked together...

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12/12 Places to Visit in Hubli-Dharwad with Architecture
Vittala Mandir, Hampi
163 kms from Hubli-Dharwad city limits
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The Vittala Temple in Hampi is an ancient monument that is well-known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. It is considered to be one of the largest and the most famous structure in Hampi. The temple is located in the north eastern part of Hampi, near the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Distance between Hubli and Vitthal Mandir is 163 kms.

Shri Vijaya Vittala Temple is the main centre of worship for Vitthal, believed to be a form of Bhagawan Krishna or Vishnu and his consort Rukmini. An idol of Vittala-Vishnu was enshrined in the temple. Legend has it that ...

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