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Davangere is 248 kms from Bangalore city.

By Air : Davanagere does not have any airport. The nearest airport is at Hubli and the nearest International airport is at Bangalore.

By Rail : Davanagere is connected to Miraj, Bangalore and Mysore by regular trains. The City Railway station is located in the heart of the city.

By Road : Davanagere is linked with Pune, Bangalore, Shimoga and Hospet by road.

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PLACES OF INTEREST /

Kundwada Tank is situated on the left side of Poona-Bangalore NH4 bypass road near Kundwada village of the Davanagere city. The catchment area of Kundwada tank is nearly 253 Acres. Recently, it was rennovated and treated as Summer Water Storage Tank. The capacity of the tank is 20 MLD. Water supply facility provided by the tank covers more than 50% of the city area from past 2 years. Kundwada tank adds to the beauty of the city. Now, Davanagere City Municipal Council has made a resolution to rename Kundwada Tank as " KUNDWADA TANK- RENNOVATED S. S. MALLIKARJUNA SAGARA "


Betur : 6km from the district HQ on Davangere-Jaglur Road, about 2 km from Anekonda, Betur is a place of Historic Significance. It was the capital of Tribhuvana Malla Pandya. When Betur was the capital, Davangere was a part of Betur. It is belived that the king used to keep his cattle here. Ancient and artistic Kalleshwara temple sculpted in Chalukya style. Artistic epigraphs and victory pillars recording and depicting history. Beautiful idol of Nataraja and Shiva-Parvathi atop Nandi in Muchagi Monolitihic Sculpture of Saptamatrukas.

Sulekere

About 30 kms from Davangere is a very important picnic spot. The pond is one of the largest in India. Large number of tourists visit this place regularly. There is also a temple called Sri Siddeshwara near the pond.

   
Bagali : About 8 km from Harpanahalli, Bagali has a 9th Century Kalleshwara temple of Chalukya period. There are Panchalinga temples on the premises of Kalleshwara temple and also beautifully sculpted Ugranarasimha idol. The Outer walls of the temple have erotic sculpting. Pillars inside the temple have intricate carvings.
   
Karanji Mantapa :36 kms form the district HQ, the tank of Santhebennur is famed as the ost beautiful tank in South India. The wonderful sculpture resembling the stone chariot in the middle of the tnak looks similar from all the four directions. The pushkarni is built in red stone in Kushmanda style in the 16th Cemntury AD by Kenga Hanumanthappa Nayaka of Santhebennur. The pushkarni originally had eight mantapas of which only six exist now. The pushkarni has 52 big steps from its main entrance in the west. Other three sides have 44 steps each. Renowned for its architecture and sculpture, this great mantapa has four tires. Locals call this ‘ Karnaji Mantapa’ The water stored below the mantap had a system of springing out from the top.
   


Anekonda

About 4 km from the HQ on Davangere-Jaglur road, Ane konda – the place where elephants were tied up is a historical palce. Accoridng to the legend, when Betur was the capital, the King’s elephants were tied here and hence the name. Aneknoda was a big city during 11 and 12 Century AD. The place has many epigraphs of Gandas, Uchangi, Pandyas, Chalukyas and Hoysalas.