Nagur is a town which is located in the Koppal district of Karnataka. The tiny village is located 79.5 km away from the city of Raichur and 121 km away from Gangavathi. From the state capital of Bangalore, the town is located 435 km away. Nagur used to fall under the principality of the Hyderabad Nizams.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Nagur. Nearby Raichur (79.5 km) and Gangavathi (121 km) offers some good hotels such as Hotel Nrupatunga (Tariff-Rs. 500), Hotel Priya (Tariff-Rs. 600), and Hotel Iyengar (Tariff-Rs. 700).
The official language spoken here is Kannada. Besides this Hindi and English are also spoken here.
The important festivals celebrated in Nagur are Dasarai in October, Ganesha festival in September, Deepavali in November, Ramzan in August and Muharram in November are celebrated with equal fervour here.
Places of Interest
There are many places of interest that can be visited in and around Nagur. Some of them are: The Fort of Raichur (85 km) which is one of the most disputed forts in the history of Karnataka, besides that there is another historical place nearby called Hampi (100 km). Hampi is well known for its architectural and historical structures and is a UNESCO world heritage site.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Nagur is the Hubli Airport which is located at a distance of 140 km.
There are express trains from the cities of Gangavathi, Raichur, Adoni, and Bangalore
Daily buses ply from Adoni, Hubli, Bangalore, Riachur, and Ganagavathi. Some of the bus providers are: Ganesh tourists, SRS travels and VRL travels. Online bus booking site like Ticketgoose.com provides tickets with best deals.