Hubli or is also known as Hubbali, Is a city in the state of Karnataka. Hubli has a twin city known as Dharwad, yes you read it right. Both these cities are separated by a distance of 20km. This city is not only known for its ancient monuments and beautiful sunsets but also a business hub and a commercial centre of North Karnataka. Hubli is a lot more than just your average City. Hubli, just like any South Indian city can get humid during summer. The best time to visit this place is during winter and monsoon. Now let’s see, the places you must explore when you visit Hubli.
1. Nrupatunga Betta
Nrupatunga Betta is located approximately 4.2km from Hubli. “Betta” which stands for “Hills” in the local language Kannada. When the sun goes down, this is the best place in the city to witness it. It’s not just the sunset you get to witness on top of these hills, you also get a beautiful view of the city.
The entry fees for this place is Rs 10 per person.
2. Chandramouleshwara Temple
The Chandramouleshwara temple is centuries-old. It was built in the 11th or 12th century. The architectural work of this temple is surely an amazing artefact to look at. This is one of the famous attractions of this city. And this a place one must visit.
3. Kittur Rani Chennamma circle
This place is located in the heart of the city. surrounded by the busy roads of the city, this man-made artefact was made to pay tribute to the pride of the city, Rani Chennamma. This statue is indeed a beautiful artefact to look at.
4. Unkal lake
Unkal lake is located approximately 3.2km from Hubli. One can witness the beautiful sunset at this lake. There are also boat rides that are available at this lake.
There is no entry fee for this place.
5. The Country Club Water World
This place is located approximately 12.5km from Hubli. It is a perfect place to spend time with your family. With various water rides, swimming pools, wave pools and a nice place to dine. The children are going to be in a different zone, indulging in all the water park activities.
TIMINGS: 10:30 am-5:30 pm
FEES: 550 per person
6. Nuggikeri Hanuman Temple
Nuggikeri Hanuman temple is located approximately 19.7km from Hubli. This Temple is a holy shrine for people from and around the city. The temple is said to be crowded on Saturdays since Devotees from different places come together on this day and worship Lord Hanuman. This is a recommended place you must visit during your stay in Hubli.
7. Indira Gandhi Glass House
Indira Gandhi Glass House is located approximately 2.1km from Hubli. This is a very serene and beautiful park to go on your morning and evening strolls. The alluring glasshouse is situated in the centre of the park. This park also has a playground for children that include sides and swings that children will relish.
8. ISKCON Temple
ISKCON temple also is known as(International Society for Krishna Consciousness) originally founded way back in 1963. This temple is located 10km from Hubli bus stand. Anyone would love to spend time in a serene atmosphere for peace of mind. ISKCON temple is one of those places in Hubli, known for its calm and beautiful environment.
TIMING: 4:30 am – 1:00 pm and 4:15 pm – 8:30 pm
9. Bhavanishankara Temple
This temple is said to be constructed during the Chalukya Era, now this makes it an ancient monument in the City. Not only is this a pre-historic artefact, but also a very holy shrine for the people in the city. The deity of this holy shrine is Lord Vishnu or also known as Lord Narayana.
10. Moorusavir Math
Moorusavir Math is pre-historic artefact located 3.6km from Hubli. “Moorusavira” in Kannada stands for three thousand, the head saint of the temple was followed by 3000 saints, hence the name Moorusavira math. This temple was constructed way back in the 12th century, now that makes it one of the ancient artefacts in the city one must visit.