Naregal in Karnataka’s Gadag district is a part of the Belgaum division. Its district headquarters is 31 km away from here, while its capital city, Bangalore, is about 430 km away. It is known for its 13th century temple, which was built by the Rashtrakutas. There are several other ancient temples in the town which are worth a visit. The best time to visit this place is between October and March.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Naregal. However, Gadag, its district headquarters has a number of budget hotels for its tourists. Some of the hotels that are worth choosing are Hotel Shivani Inn (Tariff – Rs.475) Revankar Comforts (Tariff – Rs.953) and Hotel Anand Deluxe (Tariff – Rs.885).
Kannada is the official language of this town.
Ugadi in March-April, Dasara in Septemper-October and Diwali in October-November are some of the most celebrated festivals in the town.
Places of Interest
The 13th century Narayana Temple, Jakkali (5 km), Kotumachagi (5 km), Ron (18 km) and Gadag (31 km) are some of the places of interests in and around the town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from the town is the Hubli Airport, which is 90 km away.
The nearest major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Hubli Railway Station. It is 84 km away from the main town.
Buses are available from Gadag, Byndoor, Pangala, Hubli and Mangalore. Apart from the state-run buses, Ganesh Tourists cater to the passengers travelling on this route. Numerous travel websites provide discount coupons for bus booking frequently to their customers.