Set against the stunning backdrop of the Western Ghats, Hubli’s is a cityscape laced with glimmering lakes, serene green landscapes, and bustling industrial clusters. It is here that the contrasting images of nature and modernization can be seen side by side
Much like these images, the culture of the city is also an interweaving of different ethnicities that exist together. While on one hand you have the devout religious traditions still thriving, on the other hand, a new cosmopolitan culture is taking roots in the city. Interesting, captivating, and beautiful despite all its contrasts, Hubli is sure to charm you.Situated in the southern part of Karnataka, Hubli is among the fastest emerging cities in India. It is counted as one of Karnataka’s foremost centers for commercial and business activities. It is also recognized as a leading industrial enclave and is renowned for the production and processing of cotton and peanuts. Hubli along with its twin city of Dharwad draws thousands of tourists every year, for its unique ability to retain its natural charm despite the fervent modernization.Hubli is known for its many picturesque sights. From the serene water bodies to the magnificent hills, natural beauty can be found here in abundance. Located amidst the Western Ghats, Hubli provides you with a multitude of breathtaking and memorable views. Its famed heritage of religious and historical sites only adds to its appeal. While devotees can experience the divine presence in the tranquil atmosphere around the many temples in the city, these marvelous structures are also worth visiting for their aesthetic beauty. The architectural masterpieces such as the Chandramouleshwara and Banashankari temples are not to be missed when in Hubli.With its reputation as a major commercial and industrial hub of Karnataka, Hubli is also a favored destination for business tours. Known for its production of cotton, a visit to one of the many handloom and textile mills in Hubli can prove to be very insightful. Hubli is also popular as a large producer of peanuts. While here, do not forget to munch on the finest quality peanuts. Head to the local sweet shops and taste the mouth-watering Dharwad Peda, a popular delicacy of Hubli.There are many travel options that make getting around the city easy. The city and suburban bus service operated by the local government is convenient for traveling within the city as well as to nearby places. Auto-rickshaws are also available on the streets. Be sure to negotiate the fare before getting in as they do not charge as per the meter. The most comfortable way of traveling within Hubli is by hiring a private vehicle or taxi from the many car rentals available here.Though the city is modernizing fast, most streets and areas tend to be isolated at night. Therefore, it may not be safe to travel alone after 11 p.m.Traffic jams are a common occurrence during peak hours and may cause delays.The tropical climate of Hubli makes it unfavorable for traveling during summer
Hubli is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights.
Airports: Hubli Airport
There is no regular trains to Hubli from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Dharwad which is located at a distance of 15kms.
Railway Station(s): Dharwar