Gabbur is a small village in the state of Karnataka famous for its ancient temples. It is 30 km away from district headquarters Raichur and is situated on Karnataka State Highway 15. Spelt as Gabburu, the village had been a centre of education at one point of time and was known by the name of Gopuragrama. Gabbur has around 30 temples that were built during the Chalukyas reign. It also has 28
rock edicts. February-March and October-December are the best months to visit Gabbur.
Places to Stay
Gabbur has a good amount of budget hotels. Some of them include Hotel Dhammanagi Comforts (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Revankar Comforts (Tariff –Rs. 1000) and Metropolis Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Gabbur is Kannada. The alternate language is Hindi.
Some of the popular festivals of Gabbur are Krishna Ashtami (August) and Deepavali (November).
Places of Interest
Gabbur has a large number of temples, such as of Hanuman, Ishwara and Bangara Basappa. The Male Shankara Temple is built of grey stone. Apart from this, there are many temple ruins too.
How to Get There
Situated 200 km away, Hyderabad Airport is the nearest airport to Gabbur.
The nearest railway station to Gabbur is in Raichur which happens to have good rail connectivity with major destinations in India.
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