Hubli-Dharwad Tourist Attractions

cmUnkal lake, Glass House and Siddharoodha Mutt are some of the popular tourist attractions in Hubli-Dharwad area. Hubli can also be used as a base for your tour of North Karnataka as it is well connected and the accomodations here are also easier to get.


Sightseeing Places in Hubli

Unkal Lake

Unkal is a beautiful water spot with resplendent sunset view. Here you experience cool breeze blowing in the dusk, where people of all ages relax forgetting their worries. It has green garden, recreational facilities for the children, boating.

Glass House

Glass House as the name itself says that it's a palace of glass. This was inaugurated by late Smt. Indira Gandhi. This is very much similar to the one present in Lalbagh, Bangalore.

Siddharoodha Math

It is a prominent religious institution, a centre of Advaita philosophy as preached by Swami Siddharoodha (1837-1929). The latter has a very large number of devotees among all communities, all over Karnataka and also in the neighboring states, Maharashtra and Goa.

Bhavanishankar Temple

This Chalukyan Temple with the image of Sri Narayana is flanked by the ten incarnations of God.

Asar Mahal

It was built by Mohammed Ali Shah in about 1646 to serve as a hall of justice. The building was also used to house two hairs from the Prophet's beard. Women are not allowed inside.

Nrupatunga Betta

This is a beautiful picinic spot on the Unkal Hill in Hubli. From here you can have a panoramic view of Hubli.

Places around Hubli 

A beautiful nature gifted spot on the way to Ramadurga, 53Kms. away from Hubli.

Sathodi & Mathodi Falls

A place for Trekking & to enjoy the nature gifted falls, 85kms. on Hubli - Karwar Highway.

Sykes Point

Situated 84 Kms from Hubli. A place to watch beauty of nature and sun set- a picnic spot.


It is a holy place where Shri Chennabasaveshwar Temple is situated. Located near Dandeli, 98 Kms. from Hubli

You can also use Hubli as a base to see destinations around the region. Most of them are  within  a journey time of about 5-6 hours. Some of the places you can visit here are:

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