Kunnur is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is a part of the Belgaum district. Maharashtra is not too far either. The nearest major urban agglomeration happens to be in Maharashtra in the form of Kolhapur at a distance of 30 km north-west. Being close to the Western Ghats, the village experiences a fabulous pleasant climate. Anyone travelling from Belgaum to Kolhapur can stop by at this picturesque village.
Places to Stay
Being a village, one cannot expect to find proper lodging facilities here. One will have to put up in Kolhapur in a quest for hotels. Some of the options one can check in to are MTDC Holiday Resort Panhala (Tariff – Rs. 750), Haripriya Grand Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Rajat Executive (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Landmark (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the region is Kannada. Marathi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
The place being only a stop for tourists, is not really reputed for its tourist destinations apart from the scenic beauty. Kolhapur however has a few options such as the Siddhagiri Math, New Palace Museum, Chandrakant Mandare Kaladalan and Shree Mahalaxmi Mandir Devasthan Samiti.
How to Get There
Kolhapur airport is the nearest at a distance of 28 km.
The nearest railway station is the Kolhapur Railway Station at a distance of 33 km.
Several top operators operate in the area, including state-run buses. Buses to the area are available from Kolhapur as well as Belgaum. Get bus ticket booking offers from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.