Tamboor Basavanna Temple Kalaghatagi

Category Historic, Religious

Tamboor is an important center of pilgrimage for people of the Lingayat faith. The Temple of Basavanna, one of the most revered saints of the Lingayat faith lies here. In the 12th century, the Chalukya and Ganga dynasties ruled there. The Tamboor jathre or congregations attracts pilgrims from all over Karnataka as one of the major community or ‘panchamsali lingayaths’ are large number devoted here visiting regularly. Tamboor (Tambur) Basavanna temple is situated 11 km from Kalghatgi, at the end of Devikoppa Forest.Tamboor is located at Western Ghats. Thick forests here hold tigers, chital, elephant, sarang, cobra, and other wildlife. Transport: better to travel in one’s own vehicle. Three daily buses and tempose traveling via Devikoppa from Kalghatgi, Hubli, Dharwad and Yellapur.

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How to Reach:

By Air

Hubballi Airport is a domestic airport serving the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad. It is 20km away from dharwad and also nearer to the Bypass high way NH4. Other one is Sambre Airport at Belgaum, which is approximately 78km from Dharwad

By Train

Dharwad railway station is a major station under Hubli railway division of South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways. Dharwad railway station is connected to Hubballi, Belgaum, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Gadag, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Solapur, Bellary, Davangere, Delhi, Visakhapatnam Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Vijayawada, Mysore and Tirupati

By Road

Dharwad Bus Stand is located in the center city of Dharwad. There are frequent buses to kalaghatgi from dharwad bus stand. Alternatively if stay is made in hubli, then from hubli old bus stand there are many buses to kalaghatgi.