A town in Raichur district of Karnataka, Manviis famous for the ancient Manvi Fort that is located on the Manvi hill.The town is the birthplace of the great Madhva follower and dasa Sri Jagannatha Dasa, who wrote the Harikathamruthasara. The famous Hindu Matt, Kalmath is located here. The town thrives on cotton and paddy cultivation. The elephant procession held during Dussehra brings in people from all the neighbouring towns and villages.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Manvi. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel Nrupatunga in Raichur and Hotel Vinay Residency in Sindhanur that offers rooms starting from Rs.500 onwards.
Sankranthi, Diwali and Dussehra are celebrated here.
Kannada is the local language here.
Places to Visit
The places to visit in this town are the Manvi Fort (5kms), the archaeological site Kallur and Watgal (20kms) and the picnic spot, Rajalabanda village (9kms)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Hyderabad
The nearest railway station is at Raichur
Manvi Bus Stop runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Meenakshi Travels, SRS Travels, SLV Bus and VRL Travelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Online bus tickets are available on a number of bus booking websites which has made it easy for travellers to confirm their tickets.