Hubli TourismHubli, one of the main cities in Karnataka, may not be as famous a tourist spot as Bangalore and Mysore but it does include a few places that are worth a visit. People from the adjoining towns and cities often visit Hubli for recreational purpose as well as business. The number of tourists coming to this city has increased over the last few years. It also serves as a good option for halt for those visiting Bidar, Badami, Bijapur, Hampi and Patadkal.
Hubli is the commercial hub of North Karnataka and is also emerging as an industrial and educational hub. The place is thus frequented by business owners and corporates and offers enough accommodation options for all kinds of visitors.
Travel in Hubli
Whether you own a vehicle or are on your own, you can conveniently commute to different places within Hubli. The city’s transport system is well intact. The frequency as well as quality of bus service is good. Visiting different tourist spots via buses is convenient as well as economical. You may also cover short distances via local rickshaw. However, hiring a taxi is the best option for sight seeing purpose. Though it may cost more but it is comfortable and also saves time.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation
Address: KSTDC Transport Wing Hotel Krishna Bhavan Complex, Lamington Road, Hubli, Dharwad District - 580 020 Karnataka, India
Phone Number: 91-0836-362251-52.
Karnataka Department of Tourism
Government of Karnataka
#49, 2nd Floor, Khanija Bhavan, Race Course Road,
Bangalore 560 001
Tel: 080-2235 2828, Fax: 080-2235 2626
Address: Karnataka Tourism House A One-Stop-Shop No. 8, Papanna Lane, St. Mark's Road, Bangalore - 560 001
Phone Number: 51329211, 51329222
Telefax : 51329221
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Karnataka Tourism Helpline Number: 1600-44-1414 (Toll Free)
Best Time to visit Hubli
October to February is considered to be the most favorable period to visit the place. The climate during these months is pleasant in the city that remains wet and dry city for most part of the year. Visiting the place in summers that is from February end to June is not at all advisable as it is extremely hot here. July to October witnesses huge rainfall and hence your purpose of visit may not be solved if you choose these months.
Tourist Attractions in Hubli
Following are the main tourist spots in Hubli:
Gangubai Hanagal Memorial Musical Museum
While some of the above mentioned tourist attractions are located in the city others are situated on the outskirts.
Tourist Spots located near Hubli
Sogalla Water Fall
Lord Shiva Statue
Shree Sai Mandir
Nuggikeri Hanuman Temple
Eating out in Hubli
Hubli hosts a number of good eating joints/ restaurants for all you foodies out there. Whether you want to taste the popular local food items or have your favorite Chinese, South Indian, Mexican or Italian cuisines, everything is available here. White Horse Hotel, Kamaths Food Court, Basappa Khanavali and Biryani Paradise are among some of the best places to dine in Hubli.
Shopping in Hubli
There are also a good number of options to shop around for different utility as well as luxury items in Hubli. You may visit the following markets in the city to pick various things of your choice:
Old Hubli Market
Mahatma Gandhi Market
Ghaibu Sha Rehamatulliah Alai Market
Shreeniketan Super Bazar