Gulbarga Tourist Guide, Hotels, Road Maps & Climate
Gulbarga district was formerly part of Hyderabad state and most of the district became a part of Mysore state (later Karnataka) in 1956. Two taluks became part of Andhra Pradesh. The climate of the district is generally dry and healthy with temperature ranging from 5ºc in the winter to 45ºc in the summer, and an annual rainfall of about 750 mm.
The entire district is situated in Deccan Plateau and the general elevation ranges from 300 to 750 meters above mean sea level. Two main rivers, Krishna and Bhima, flow in the district. Black soil is predominant soil type in the district. The district has a large number of tanks which, in addition to the rivers, irrigate the land. The Upper Krishna Project is major irrigation venture in the district. Bajra, toor, sugarcane, groundnut, sunflower, sesame, castor bean, black gram, jowar, wheat, cotton, ragi, bengal gram, and linseed are grown in this district. Gulbarga is an industrially backward district, but is presently showing signs of growth in the cement, textile, leather and chemical industries.
It has two famous places to look at one is Shri Sharanabasaveshwara temple and Khawaza Bande Nawaz darga. Shri Kshetra Ganagapur, a well known pilgrimage of God Shri Sadguru Dattatreya, is very close to Gulbarga. Kalaburgi is well connected by road and rail. Almost all southern India trains to Mumbai go through it. (Under wikipedia GNU)
Tourist Spots in Gulbarga:
* The Fort: a magnificent structure with 15 towers and 26 guns. To the southern entrance of the fort is a group of royal tombs. Inside the fort is the Jumma Masjid, built on the lines of the great Mosque of Cardova of Spain.
* Khwaja Bande Nawaz Durgah: The tomb of the great Sufi Saint, Khwaja Syed Mohammed Gesu, is built in the Indo-Saracenic style. The Durgah Library houses almost 10,000 books in Urdu, Persian and Arabic.
* Jevargu: a popular Jain pilgrim center, about 40 kms from Gulbarga. It is situated on the bank of the Bhima River and has many Jain basadis.
* Humnabad: 52 kms from Bidar, is a famous pilgrim center. It attracts thousands of devotees during the Veerabhadreshwara jatra, held for 7 days during Jan-Feb.
* Narayanapura Dam: Itis 120 kms from Gulbarga. The Krishna River cascades down here and is known as the Jaladurga Falls.
* Bonal lake: It is a famous tank which attracts the flamingos, egrets and many aquatic fowls which could be a star attraction.
* Yeti poth nala and Nazarapur falls: These falls are the major falls in Gulbarga. There are magnificent to view in rainy days.
* Chandrampalli Dam: It is a about 10 Km from Chincholi and has the Gottan Gotta forest in the background. It is most suitable for Eco tourism.
* Gottam Gotta forest: Around 7 km from chandrapalli. It is an ideal place for trekking.
* Uplloan Hills: Around 10 km from Gulbarga. It is highly suitable place for to visit in and around Gulbarga City.
* The Kesaratgi Park : An existing farm of the Zilla Panchayat. It has lot of potential to be developed as a picnic spot in Gulbarga.
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