A small town in the Yalaburga Taluk of the Koppal District, Kuknoor is renowned for its temples that were built during the Rastrakuta and Chalukya times. Believed to have been an important place during the mediaeval age, Kuknoor, is known for its rich heritage and grand temples and buildings that embody the famed Chalukya style architecture.
Places to Stay
Travellers travelling to Kuknoor can stay at the nearest district is Koppal where many affordable accommodations are available. Some of hotels include, Hotel Sarvesh(Tariff–Rs.1000 onwards), Hotel Lalith Mahal (Tariff–Rs.1154 onwards), Samartha Comforts Hotel (Tariff–Rs.1000 onwards)
The annual temple festivals are the chief attraction in the place.
The chief language spoken in the town is Kannada.
Places to Visit
The places to see in Kuknoor are the MahaMaya Temple, which is located in the middle of the town and the 9th century old Kannada inscription of Rashtrakutas that is well-preserved at the Navalinga templ.
How to Get There
The nearest major airport to Kuknoor is in Hubli.
The nearest railway station to Kuknoor is Koppal, which is located between Hubli and Guntakal.
The Kuknoor bus stand is situated at the center of town. Some of the prominent private bus operators include VRL Travels and SRS Travels. Today Volvo bus service has become very popular amongst travellers across India.