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Hospet Travel Guide

Hospet is a small town lies on the river banks of the Tungabhadra. This town is located in Bellary District of Karnataka. It is the admirable tourist destination which is about ..........

Hospet is a small town lies on the river banks of the Tungabhadra. This town is located in Bellary District of Karnataka. It is the admirable tourist destination which is about 325 km from the capital city of Bangalore. This place is also considered as a gateway to Hampi. This city is also well known as the large production of iron ore and steel.

Tourist can get various opportunities to visit ample of sights such as Chitradurga, Harihara, Hampi, Virupaksha temple. Temples of this city has rich architectural which attracts large amount of travelers to visit there. Many big iron mines and steel mills are also easily available around this area.

History of this town tells that it was built in 1520 AD by Krishna Deva Raya. He made this town in the memory of his mother Nagalambika. Earlier this city was named as Nagalapura and people as Hosa Pete which means New City. Tungabhadra Dam was constructed near the city in the 20th century. People can also find park at the base of the Dam which is in the Japanese style. It is also one of the main attractions of the city where people visit.

With the availability of various monuments, temples this city has become one of the most visited tourist destination. September to February is an ideal time to visit this city as you get pleasant atmosphere and view most of the sightseeing in the city. Hospet travel guide will provide a great insight about the place.

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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Hospet
The city of Hospet in Bellar district of Karnataka is located on the banks of Tungabhadra River. The World Heritage Site of Hampi, located around 12 km away from Hospet, contributed to a massive growth of tourism in the region. Hospet is one of the largest producers of iron and steel. Some spectacular attractions like Chitradurga, Harihara and Virupaksha Temple must be visited during a stay in Hospet.
 
How to Reach Hospet by Air
 
Hubli Airport serves as the nearest civil airport to Hospet. Those planning to visit Hospet, can take a flight to Hubli and then travel to Hospet by road. Direct flights to Hubli are only available from Bangalore.
 
How to Reach Hospet by Road
 
Buses from Bangalore and other major cities of Karnataka ply regularly to Hospet. Buses are available at regular intervals, so passengers can board a bus anytime of the day depending upon their convenience.
 
How to Reach Hospet by Rail
 
A good number of trains connect Hospet with nearby places like Bangalore, Hyderabad and Hubli. The railway station is located near the city only and therefore one can easily travel to city by availing any means of local transport from outside the station.

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Is two wheelers available for rent on daily basis at Hospet?

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Vuyyuru Venkatesh

What are the best places to eat in Hospet?

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Akhouri Prakash

malligi, Priyadarshani, shanbhag, swathi

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Pls suggest the best places to visit in hampi as I have time of one day only.

Please suggest some hotels with spa under 1000 rs.

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Akhouri Prakash

there are lot of options for the hotels below 1000Rs, that doesn't include any hotel with spa

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Is there any mean to commute to Hampi for a day tour?

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Manjunath Ky

From where u need

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What are places to see in hospet?

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Hemanth

hampi and Tungabhadra dam

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Whats the best time to visit Hospet?

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Hotel Swathi

August to March best time visit in hospet

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Any reasonable lodge in Hospet?

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Balaji kancherla

Priyadarshini

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What places to see in Bellary?

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Royalorchidhotels reservations

Bellary Fort from hotel 60 kms.

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Where actually can we get rental bikes in Hospet?

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Ashish Tiwari

You can rent bike in Hampi just half an hour drive from Hospete

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