Davanagere also spelled Davangere, is a city in the center of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. It is the sixth-largest city in the state and the administrative headquarters of eponymous Davangere District. Being a cotton hub and hence popularly known before as the Manchester of Karnataka, the commercial ventures of the city is now dominated by education and agro-processing industries. Davanagere is known for its rich culinary traditions which encompass the diversity of entire Karnataka dishes due to its geographical position in the state as its epicenter. Notable among them is its aromatic benne dose that is associated with the name of the city.
Kundavada Kere is a lake in Davanagere city, Karnataka state, India.
Kalleshvara temple is located in the town of Bengali near Harpanahalli town in the Davangere district of Karnataka state.
Karanji Mantapa, one of the memorable destinations, is situated at a separation of around 36 km from the area central command. The site houses a tank of Santhebennur, which is eminent for a stone cut chariot, which is situated amidst the tank. The stone chariot is indistinguishable to different sides from all the four sides and is likewise enormous in structure.
Shanthi Sagara also called Sulekere Asia’s second-largest irrigation tank. It is located in Kerebilchi and Kagatoor of Channagiri taluk of Davanagere in Karnataka.
The temple was built in 1196 C.E. by Amrutheshwara Dandanayaka under Hoysala King Veera Ballala II. The shrine is square in shape has the original superstructure which is adorned with sculptures of Kirtimukhas, miniature decorative towers.
Best Time To Visit Davanagere
Since Davanagere witnesses a pleasant tropical climate all throughout the year with hot summers, mild rains, and winters, the best time to visit Davanagere is between the months of October to March. The weather is much more pleasant during these months and the temperature ranges from 25 to 30° C to enjoy the outdoor activities.