Dharwad is one of the major destinations and cultural headquarters of North Karnataka. The name Dharwad originated from the Sanskrit word 'Dwarawata' which means door town and is quite famous for its Dharwad peda – a milk-based sweetmeat.
Dharwad is quite popular among tourists for its historical temples and monuments. Dharwad has a number of sacred and pious religious sites which are revered among the Hindu community.
Tourist Attractions In And Around Dharwad
Dharwad has a number of historical temples and monuments that are worth exploring. Some important tourist attractions in Dharwad include the Chandramouleshwara Temple, Bhavanishankar Temple, Banashankari Temple Amargol, Siddharudha Math, Annigeri, Kundgol, Unkal Lake, Nrupatunga Hill, etc.
Fairs And Festivals Of Dharwad
Dharwad festival is the most important cultural festival conducted in Dharwad. This is a day long festival of Hindustani music concert held annually in the month of November- December.
How To Reach Dharwad
Dharwad is well connected to other Indian cities via road, rail and air.