One of the famous cities of Karnataka, Hubli is the key producer of peanuts and cotton. The literal meaning is flowering creeper, a specific plant type. The city is a commercial hub as well as a center of commercial activities. Located on the Western Ghats, the city is loved by tourists for its natural beauty.
Flights to Hubli
The nearest airport is the Hubli airport, situated at a distance of 18kms from the city. The airport serves for direct flights to Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Belgaum, Goa and various other destinations.
Tourists can avail comfortable and reasonable accommodation in Hubli. One can choose from wide variety of well-maintained hotels with top notch facilities for guests. Budget travelers and backpackers can book a stay in standard and budget hotels around the city.
Activities and Sightseeing
The city is known for beautifully crafted temples that feature architectural marvels and designs to attract tourist attention. Some places worth visit are:
- Unkal Lake, known for water sports, boating, and resplendent sunset view
- Nrupatunga Betta, a beautiful place and a popular picnic spot, that is hub to different beautiful birds and a beautiful Devi Temple on the top
- Indira Gandhi Glass House Garden, a stunning structure with lovely sculptures, and lush green lawns with activities like:
- Toy train ride
- Musical fountain show
- Flower show
- Siddharoodha Math, one of the most visited tourist attractions, is a religious institution to host Car Festival at Maha Shivaratri
The garden also houses a ‘Laughing Club’ where tourists can enjoy laughter therapy early morning, free of cost.