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Hubli, India

Hubli is amongst the major cities of South India and often referred to as 'the twin city of Dharwad', in Dharwad district in the state of Karnataka. In fact, Hubli is the commercial hub of northern Karnataka and also a developing educational, industrial and automobile hub of the state, after Bangalore. The word Hubli was derived from 'Hubballi' that stands for "flowering creeper" in the Kannada language. It is a historic city with its origins dating back to the period of the Chalukyas. The early names of the city were 'Rayara Hubli', 'Purballi' and 'Eleya Puravada Halli'. Later, during the reign of the Vijayanagara Rayas, it became a prominent trade center in cotton, iron and saltpeter. Today, Hubli is a main centre of cotton and peanut trade in Karnataka as these are the major crops cultivated in the surrounding rural areas. So, explore this interesting travel destination of Karnataka and choose any of the Hubli holiday packages offered by to get the best offer for your tour.


Mid-March - end June
Temperature:10°C- 35°C

June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm

Late November To Mid-February

Best Places to Visit in Hubli

Siddharoodha Math:
This Math was built in the memory of Shri Siddharoodha Swamy (1837-1929) who accepted Samadhi in 1929. It has been visited by various past luminaries like Lokamanya Gangadhar Tilak in 1929, Mahatma Gandhi in 1924, etc.

Chandramouleshwara Temple:
It is a temple dedicated to God Chandramouleshvara (another name of Shiva), built during the time of Chalukya with impressive architecture.

Nrupatunga Hill:
Nrupatunga hill is a popular weekend getaway in the form of a park that is very popular as a picnic spot.

Unkal Lake:
It is a beautiful water body offering a stunning view of the sunset. The surrounding picnic spot has a green garden is just perfect for recreation for children and boating etc. This lake is sprawls across 200 acres of land. A statue of Swami Vivekanandaji is also situated at the centre of the lake.

Indira Gandhi Glass House Garden:
It is a public garden, maintained by the city municipality. This glass house garden houses a large glass building called 'the Glass House' - resembling a similar structure with the same name in Lalbagh of Bangalore.

Navagraha Teertha:
It is a Jain holy place with 61-foot monumental idol of Shri 1008 Bhagavan Parshwanath installed along with the statues of eight other Tirthankaras.

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