Amminahalli is a small urban habitat near the city of Sirsi in South India. It is a part of the Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka. During the Sonda dynasty, Sirsi was referred to as Kalyanapattana. The Arabian Sea coast is close by located at a distance of 80 km west. Those with a keen interest for temples, mosques, churches as well as lush green landscape near the seaside should visit this place.
Places to Stay
The nearest major accessible place available for lodging is Hubli (105 km north-east). Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Naveen Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Basant Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Trupti International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Sirsi is famous for its cultural classical dance forms such as Yakshagana and Dollu Kunitha. Places worth visiting in Sirsi are Marikamba Temple, Sultaniya Masjid, St. Anthony’s Church, Benne Hole falls, Waate Halla falls, Vibhuthi falls and others. The place is an ideal spot for trekkers as it lies in the midst of the Western Ghats.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 108 km.
The Hubli Junction Railway Station is located around 103 km away.
Direct as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities. It is mostly state-transport buses which cater to the needs of people. Buses to the village are available from Hubli as well as Sirsi. Online bus ticket booking is one of the easiest ways of booking your tickets.