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Karnataka : Dharwad
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Dharwad [1] is a quiet and pleasant city situated in the northern part of Karnataka state in India and was known as Dharwar during the British Raj. It has a twin city called Hubli and the conurbation has close to two million inhabitants.


Dharwad is well known as an educational centre in India with Karnatak University, Agriculture University, Karnataka state law university, Karnatak College, SDM college of Engineering and Technology, SDM Medical College and SDM College of Dental Sciences. Consequently, many students have come from different places of India (Bharat) to study.

Dharwad is also famous for sweet called Dharwad Pedha. This pedha is prepared from buffalo's milk.

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By air[edit]

Dharwad is connected to Bangalore and Mumbai by SpiceJet through Hubli Airport at a distance of 20 kms. Kingfisher Airlines used to provide daily flights to Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad before it went bust.

By bus[edit]

From India's commercial capital, Mumbai , state capital Bangalore, Mangalore, Belagaum, Davangere and Goa by KSRTC buses

By train[edit]

Dharwad is well connected to other parts of India by train from Mumbai, Bangalore and Goa.


Kannada is the local lingo as well as being Karnataka state's official language. English is understood by many. You can also hear Tulu, Konkani Hindi and Marathi.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Karnatak University (Pavate nagar).
  • Muruga math is the monastery of Lingayat.
  • Kushi Travels (Taxi in Dharwad), Hubli, 0836-2355192, [2]. Taxi in Dharwad, Cabs in Dharwad. Call: 0836-2355192, +919945599193, +919964199193 Email:  edit

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Girmit made from puffed rice,onion ,chilli available at roadside eateries ( stalls ).

  • Upavan restaurant (Vegetarian)
  • Brindavan restaurant (Vegetarian)
  • Kamath restaurant (Vegetarian)

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Dharwar, P.B. Road
  • Hotel Brindavan, Station Road
  • Hotel Hoysala, P.B. Road


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