Siruguppa is a small town situated in the Bellary district of the southern state of Karnataka. It is located 63 km away from the district headquarters. The Tungabhadra River flows through Siruguppa making its lands rich and arable. It is also the largest rice producer in Karnataka.
Places to Stay
There are numerous affordable hotels in nearby Bellary. Some of them are Pola Paradise Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Royal Fort (Tariff – Rs. 500), Dolphin Inn (Tariff – Rs. 500), and Ashoka Comforts (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Siruguppa is Kannada.
The festival of Mallara is celebrated during Shivratri in March every year. Hampi Festival in November is also another popular cultural event in the region.
Places of Interest
The Bellary Fort built during the Vijayanagara Empire in the 16th century is the area’s most prominent destination. Bellary Zoo and Children’s Park is another sightseeing option. Hampi is the other tourist city that is a must-visit in the region. Located a mere 63km away, Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has many ancient monuments and relics that offer a glimpse into the ancient Vijayanagara Empire.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the closest one to Siruguppa. It is located 220 km away.
Bellary Junction Railway Station connects Siruguppa to major cities in the region. It is the located 56 km away.
Pooja Travels, VRL Travels, and SRS Travels are some of the reliable private bus operators that operate from Siruguppa bus stand. Ticketgoose.com offers several bus ticket booking discount from time to time, avail of it while buying your tickets online.