Diggi is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is a part of the Gulbaraga district. The district headquarters, Diggi, is located at a distance of 124 km south of the village. However, another town, Bidar, is located nearby at a distance of 55 km south-east of the village. The states of Maharashtra and Telangana are also close by.
Places to Stay
The closest and the most convenient place to put up for the night is Bidar with its wide variety of budget hotels and lodges. Some of them which are worth trying are Sapna Continental Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel Shanti Boarding & Lodging (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Ratna (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Shanti Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 500) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada. Hindi, Urdu and Marathi are also understood.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in Bidar are the Basavakalyana Fort, Basaveshvara Temple, Moti Mahal, Hydari Mahal, Peeran Dargah, Allamaprabhu statue and its surrounding areas.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad at a distance of 203 km.
Bidar Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 55 km.
Various state transport as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. SRS Travels is one of the popular bus operators. Buses to and from Bidar cater to travelers willing to explore. Bus booking online facility enables travellers to get to popular destinations without any hassle.