49 Places to Visit Near Dharwar

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Dandeli

63 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Dandeli

Best Time: From October to January.

Located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is the picturesque little town of Dandeli. But the adjective “little” doesn’t even begin to describe what Dandeli has to offer. From nature walks and bird watching for the solace seeker in you to kayaking and river crossing for your adventures side. Legend has it that Dandeli got its name from a king named Dandakanayaka who passed through the forest and named them after himself. This little town is ext...

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Badami

133 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Badami

Best Time: July-March

Situated in the Bagalkot area of North Karnataka in India, Badami was some time ago called Vatapi. Badami Chalukyas had this spot as its capital between 540 AD and 757 AD. This spot is very famous for its cavern sanctuaries that are made of sandstone rocks which encompass the Agastya Lake. Three amongst the four cavern temples are devoted to divinities of Hinduism and one temple is committed to Jainism. Stone worked stairs inside, interfaces these caver...

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Goa

134 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Goa

Best Time: November- March

How many times has your 'Goa Plan' with friends been cancelled? Well, I'm sure after reading about the places mentioned below, none of your friends will back out!  The synonym of Vacation is Goa. This beach capital city of India is every kind of traveller's dream. It is the hub for all the Party Animals and those Adventure Sports Enthusiasts.  A state between the western and southern India within the region known as the Konkan. Bounded by Maharashtra t...

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Karwar

148 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Karwar

Best Time: October to February Peak Season: December to January

Karwar is a coastal town in Karnataka which is known for its unexplored beautiful beaches. Karwar got its name from the adjacent town of Kadwad. Kade implies last and wado implies territory. Prior to Indian autonomy, the name Karwar was spelt Carwar. This is an old city significantly utilized for the ocean exchange, visited by the Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, French and later the British. Amid the eighteenth century, this city was a piece of the Maratha Em...

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Pattadakal

151 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Pattadakal

Best Time: September to March

Pattadakl is a World Heritage Site along the banks of Malaprabha river in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Pattadakal is famous for its temples. It is an ideal destination for family trips and for people interested in archeology and architecture. 

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Gokarna

152 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Gokarna

Best Time: Throughout the year except monsoons

A sleepy Brahmin Temple Town, blessed with serene beaches, Gokarna is a mixed bag of religious rendezvou and a hippie abode. Attracting thousands of national and international tourists, both piligrims and backpackers, Gokarna is dream destination for so many different reasons.  On the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Northern Karnataka region, Gokarna is the new and emerging favourite in beach towns. Open beaches, undiscovered caves, mesmer...

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Kumta

156 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Kumta

Best Time: November-March

Kumta can be categorized as a beachside coastal town located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. Kumta is a stopover between Gokarna and Murudeshwara and home to some idyllic beaches for offbeat travellers seeking a peaceful countryside stay. The little town of Kumta comes with stunning sceneries, rich culture and impressive monuments making it a memorable experience to visit. The highlight of the town is the Om beach and the Gokarna Temple that li...

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Jog Falls

160 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Jog Falls

Best Time: June-September

Popular as one of the highest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls is located in Karnataka and is a major tourist destination. Falling at a drop height of 253 meters, it is one of the most majestic falls that is created on Sharavathi River, in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. The Sharavathi River originates at Ambuthirtha in Thirthahalli taluka, and then flows north-west through the Western Ghats. The river then falls forming the Jog Falls before joining th...

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Aihole

165 kilometres from Dharwar Directions from Dharwar to Aihole

Best Time: October - March

Glory and gore go together and so proves the legend of a village in Karnataka. Stories claim that Lord Parshuram, after honurably avenging the death of his father, came to the river Malaprabha to wash his blood-stained axe. As he washed his axe, the river turned red due to the colour of blood and a passer-by woman saw this. In terror, she screamed "Ayyo, hole!" in Kannada, which means "Oh, dear, blood!" and hence the village was called - "Aihole" Once ...

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