Lingsugur is a town in the Raichur district of Karnataka. It is located 95 km west of Raichur and 450 km north of Bangalore. The town has many hills, lakes and temples. The town also has many ancient forts. Gold mines of Hatti are located not far from this town. Rock edicts of Ashoka have also been found here. Rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna flow through the Raichur district. Aihole, Badami, and Pattadakal are some of the popular tourist spots near Lingsugur.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Raichur. Some of them are Vinay Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Prabhu (Tariff – Rs. 900), Nrupatunga Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), and SLV Tourist Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 700).
The local language of Lingsugur is Kannada. Telugu, Hindi, and Urdu are also spoken here.
The important festivals of Lingsugur are Maha Shivaratri and Muharram.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Lingsugur. Some of the places include Lingsugur Kere (1.5 km), Jaladurga (18 km), Mudgal Fort (20 km), Basava Sagar Reservoir (23 km), and Maski (25 km).
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is nearest to Lingsugur, and is located 200 km from the town.
Nearest railway station to Lingsugur is in Raichur (90 km). It is well connected with Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Delhi.
Bus services are available to Lingsugur from Bangalore and Hyderabad. Meenakshi Travels and SRS Travels are private operators providing bus services. TicketGoose.com is your one stop solution for all your bus travel needs. Most of the travellers these days opt for online bus ticket reservation.