In the Bijapur district of Karnataka, Indi is a town located 53 km from Bijapur and 584 km from Bengaluru. Indi shares its border with Maharastra. This town was named ‘Indi’ by a Persian historian, who upon visiting found this place full of different types of flowers. So he called this place ‘Indi’ which means bunch of flowers in Persian.
Places to Stay
Hotel Krishna (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Royal Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Megharaj (Tariff – Rs. 500) are some good budget hotels available near Indi.
Kannada is the local language of Indi. Other spoken languages include English.
The Ugadi festival in March - April is celebrated all over the state as the Kannada New Year.
Places of Interest
Shanteshwara temple, Venkateshwara temple, Sri Ambabhavani temple and Hire-Indi (3 km from Indi) are some places of interest near Indi.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Sholapur Airport, located 56 km from the Indi.
Indi has its own railway station 5 km from the town. Basava express connects Indi to Bangalore & Bijapur. Fast Passenger connects it to Mumbai.
Indi is well connected to Bijapur, Solapur and Mangalvedhe by road. Shubham Travels, Shivraj Travel Needs and Dhaneshwari Roadlines & Auto Cosultant are some of the best private bus operators that ply on this route. Online bus booking facility enables you to get your tickets from the confines of your home.