Navalgund is a panchayat town situated the in Dharwad District of Karnataka. It is situated at a distance of 44 km from district headquarters Dharwad and 439 km from state capital, Bengaluru. It belongs to the Belgaum Division. The meaning of Navalgund is ‘hill of peacocks’. Navalgund is famous for ‘durries or jamkhanas’. Jamkhanas are the carpet or floor covering woven using cotton ropes. Cities near Navalgund are Nargund, Hubli, and Gadag.
Places to Stay
Hoysala Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Indraprastha Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), and Hotel Mandar Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are some good budget hotels available near Navalgund.
Kannada is the local language of Navalgund. Other spoken languages are Marathi and English.
Navalgund is famous for the festival of colours ‘Holi’ which is celebrated in March every year.
Places of Interest
Hubli (35 km), Badami (45 km), Gadag (37 km), Saundatti (40 km), Dharwad (44 km), and Navalgund Jain Temple are some places of interest in and around Navalgund.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Navalgund is the Hubli Airport, located 38 km from Navalgund.
Gadag JN is the nearest major railway station located at a distance of 16.9 km from Navalgund.
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