A town situated on the banksof the River Krishna in Bagalkot district, Karnataka, RabkaviBanhatti is the textile business hub amongst the surrounding districts. The town is very famous for its power loomed and hand loomed sarees. Rabkavi-Banhatti has more than 2000 power looms, which is the highest in the state. The town is famous for its spinning mill and ancient temples and is the major supplier of milk in the neighbouring villages.
Places to Stay
Bailhongal has hotels located within a kilometre from the bus stand. Travellers visiting the city can find affordable accommodation at hotels like Sri Ganesh Hotel that offer rooms from Rs.700 onwards.
The annual jatra at the Kadasidheshwara temple held during September or October brings in people from all the surrounding villages and towns
Kannada is the official language here.
Places to visit
The Sri Kadasidhheshwar Temple, Sri Mallikarjun Temple, Hanuman Temple, Veerbhadreshwar Temple, Yallamma Temple, Sri Basaveshwar Temple, Kali Temple and Lakshmi Temple are located within a kilometer of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Hubli Airport (141kms)
The nearest railway station is at Bhanapur(49kms).
Banhatti bus stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like SRS Travels and VRL Travelsthat offers travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Online bus booking is the easiest way to get your tickets.
Jamkhandi is a town in Bagalkot district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It was the capital of the former princely state of Jamkhandi. Jamakhandi is quite diverse in terms of religion,language and culture.
Budget Hotels in Jamkhandi
There are Hotels to stay in Jamkhandi which include:Sri Hotel Dwaraka, Shivani Hotel, Hotel Panchamruta. All are within 2 KMs from Jamkhandi Bus Stand and charges Rs 500 and above.
Kannada and Marathi are major languages spoken in and around Jamkhandi.
Events in Jamkhandi
Pongal, Ugadi and Ganesha Festival are mojor festivals at Jamkhandi. Pongal is celebrated throughout India as the festival of winter harvest, and is usually held from January 13–16 in the Gregorian Calendar. It mostly falls on January 14 as per English calendar.Ugadi festival is the New Year's Day for the people of the Deccan region of India.
Places to See in Jamkhandi
Most of the tourists come to Jamkhandi to visit The Royal Palace of Patawardhans which is around 10 KMs away from Jamkhandi Bus Stand.Other attractions in Jamkhandi is Shri Danamma Temple which is 20 KMs from Jamkhandi Bus Stand.
How to Get There
Belgaum Airport, which is 136 KMs from Jamkhandi Bus Stand is the nearest Airport from Jamkhandi.
The nearest Railway Station is Kudchi Railway Station which is 55 KMs from Jamkhandi Bus Stand.
All the major cities in Karnataka, like Belgaum, Bangalore are well connected to Jamkhandi. To book bus tickets online, you can log on to www.ticketgoose.com.