Afzalpur is a city which is located near the historic Gulbarga in Karnataka. In fact it is a part of the Gulbarga district. In terms of distance too, the city is not very far from both the neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Famous rivers found in this district are Bhima and Amarja.
Places to Stay
With a tourist hub of the stature of Gulbarga close by, it is not unexpected to find hotels of various price ranges. Some of the options worth trying out are Hotel Pariwar (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Heritage Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Rawoor Heritage (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Sai Datta Lodge (Rs. 500).
The official languages of Afzalpur are both Kannada and Urdu.
The important festivals of Abu Road are Diwali, Ganesh Chathurthi and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The famous places which attract tourists on a large-scale basis are plenty in number. However, there are certain spots which are not to be missed at any cost. Some of them are the Afzal Khan mosque and the Marjee Peer Dargah situated in the city itself and the Maha Shani Temple of Mashal (28 km away from Afzalpur).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Gulbarga (57 km away) which is currently under construction.
The closest railway station is also located in Gulbarga, at a distance of 57 km. Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad are well-connected to this city.
Buses which ply on this route are state-run buses known as the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). A few private bus operators are also operational in the area. Getting online bus ticket through Ticketgoose.com is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.