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Hubli Travel Guide

    Chandramouleshwara Temple

    Chandramouleshwara Temple



Hubli Travel Guide

Hubli, popularly called Hubballi is one of the major cities in the state of Karnataka of India. The name ‘hubbali’ in the regional language means flower bearing creeper and the city lives up to its original name by bestowing wide range of natural habitat and flora fauna. The city is also famous for its excellent quality cotton and peanut crop harvesting, which are also exported to various countries. It is also main contributor of cotton for various textiles in Mumbai (called as Cotton Manchester of India). Hubli is also a commercial hub and trade centre of Northern Karnataka.

Main attractions of Hubli are:

Kittur Rani Channamma Circle (widely recognized as Traffic Island) is situated in the core of Hubli city where about eight roads come together. The newly reconditioned and remodeled well known Kittur Channamma Circle is closer to the old bus stand of the urban area. A lawn is designed encircling the statue. Furthermore, 300 meters road all over the sphere is asphalted.

Idgah Maidan: It is located in the core of the city in addition to the Kittur Channamma Circle. This location was the epicenter of communal discordance a few years ago.

Indira Glass House: As the title mentions this is a unique venue made of glass. The flower shows at the Glasshouse is a view of ecstasy. It is also a locus for conducting diverse exhibitions, encounters and programs. This is particularly much corresponding to the Lalbagh at Bangalore. It has wide-ranging dense green lawns and skating surface. The dazzling Glass House has the honor of being the locale for respecting diversified dignitaries who have stopped over to visit the state.

Moorusaviramath: It was constructed in the 12th century comprising of the tomb of Shri Gurusiddeshwar Swamy. During the 12th century, in the Kalyan subversive period, Sri Channabasavanna walked over this place joined by 3,000 holy men and travelled to “Ulavi” requesting the saints, to expand the ubiquitous Gospel. Because of this the name pioneered as "Moorusavira Math”.

The food in Hubli is mostly north Karnataka cuisine which is very different. It is mostly spicy and garnished with peanuts (which is grown widely). If you are planning to visit Hubli then make it a point to visit mishra kiosks for traditional savories like kunda, Dharwad pedha, and churmuri. Kunda and Dharwad Pedha are basically milk based sweets and are excellent to taste.

Hubli is also famous for ‘Idkal’ saris which are hundred percent pure cotton saris designed to beat the hot summers of Hubli. They are also available in various lengths suiting to your wearing patterns. Traditional locals purchase 18 feet saris for suiting their cultural attire. However, you can always invest in a pair of pure cotton salwars or kurtas for your daily wear.

Hubli is a small place but acts as a junction to various huge attractions like Goa, Pune, Bangalore and Mumbai. Whenever planning a trip to the above places, make sure you pay a visit to this small yet potential town for making it more memorable.

Last Updated: 29/03/2012

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