1 Historical sites
3 Magadi Bird Sanctuary
4 Notable People from
Someshwara temple at Lakshmeshwara
Front of Kalkaleshwara temple, Gajendragad
Twin-towered temple at Sudi
The town has 11th- and 12th-century monuments; the temple of Veera
Narayana and the
The temple, believed to have been built during the 11th century, attracts many devotees a year.
Chalukya monuments include the Jodi Gopura and Mallikarjuna temples and large Ganesha and Nandi statues.
About 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Gadag,
Famous Yellamma devi temple loacated, With hill view choultry is under
construction .Just 8 km from
Harti has a number of Hindu temples. The Shri Basaveshwara Temple has an annual festival featuring a procession. Other temples, such as the Parvati Parameshwara temple (Uma Maheshwara Temple), have stone carvings from the Chalukya period.
About 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Gadag, the agricultural village is also known for its Someswar and Durgadevi temples. Chamarasa, author of the Prabhulingaleele, was born nearby.
Home to the largest
About 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Gadag, the village is known for
Ron's historic monuments include Anantsayee Gudi, Isvara Gudi, Isvara
Temple, Kala Gudi, Lokanatha Temple, Mallikarjuna Gudi, Parsvanath
About 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Gadag, the agricultural village is known for the Shri Ugra Narsimha, Dattatreya, Virupakhshalinga and Rama temples. Statues of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita were installed by Brahma Chaitanya. Writer and critic Kirtinath Kurtakoti hailed from the area.
Known for its role in the 1857 revolt and its 17th-century fort and1980s Peasant movement durong Gundurao as a chief minister of Karnataka. and also birthplace of senior leader of Jana Sangh Jagannathrao Joshi.
About 24 kilometres (15 mi) from Gadag, and known for wind-power generation
About 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Gadag, and known for its Shri Rama Temple and statues of Sri Rama, Lakshmana and Sita
About 23 kilometres (14 mi) from Gadag, the agricultural village
is known for the Shri Jagadguru Budimahaswamigala Sanstan math Antur
Bentur – Hosalli. The matha is cared for by both Muslims and Hindus.
According to the 2011 census the district has a population of
1,065,235, roughly equal to that of Cyprus or the US state of
Rhode Island. This ranks it 426th in India (out of a total of
640). The district has a population density of 229 inhabitants per
square kilometre (590/sq mi). Its population growth rate from
2001 to 2011 was 9.61 percent. The district has a sex ratio of 978
females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 75.18
Magadi Bird Sanctuary
The Magadi Bird Sanctuary, created at the Magadi reservoir, is 26
kilometres (16 mi) from
Main article: Unification of Karnataka
Huilgol Narayana Rao, Shankar Rao Kampli, Marthandarao Nargundkar and
their followers contributed to India's independence struggle.
Tourism in North Karnataka
External links As one of the most diverse and successful Architectural and design practices in India, Kembhavi Architecture Foundation is an independent consulting firm offering a broad range of specialized services KAF was established in 1972 at Hubli by Nalini and Sharad Kembhavi and they spread their practice beyond the region into various parts of the country and the work included various sectors including healthcare , hospitality , housing , commercial spaces , public and institutional buildings etc. The firm is essentially known for its eco –sensitive approach to design and is among the pioneering green firms of the country. The firm now comprises of six co –principal Architects including Nita and Indrajit Kembhavi who look after the Bangalore office operations and Sowmya and Parth Kembhavi along with Nalini and Sharad Kembhavi look after the Hubli operations and also the design build division known as “August constructions.
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