A town located in Hukkeri taluk in Belgaum district of Karnataka, Sankeshwar lies close to the National Highway 4. Located 50kms north of Belagavi, Sankeshwar is on the banks of Hiranyakeshi River. The city has a great number of reputed educational institutions. Sankeshwar is well-known for its historic temples that date back centuries.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Sankeshwar. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Kakade Hotel, Hotel Meenaxi, Rajdhani Hotel and Hotel Shrikrishna that offers rooms from Rs.600 onwards
All annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Diwali, Christmas, Ramzan and Dussehra are celebrated here.
Kannada is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Shri Ganesh temple and Shri Vitthal temple are located close to the bus stand. Hiranyakeshi River, Shankarling temple, Banshanksri temple, Jain Basadi, Kolal-Gutti Gudda and Hargapurgad are located within a 3km radius of the city
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Belgaum
The nearest railway station is at Parkanhatti
Sankeshwar bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Mahesh Motors and SRS Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Opt for booking your tickets in advance and get cheap bus tickets from several travel portals.