Posted by : Prashant June 30, 2012
Alnavar is a small town in the district of Dharwad of Karnataka state. Alnavar is a railway junction and is just 60 km away from city of Hubli. The town is famous for raw mangoes produced there on large scale to make pickles. Dharwad city is just about 45 km away from Alnavar. There are some places of interest situated around the town of Alnavar.
Dandeli famous for its wildlife sanctuary is just 35 km away from the town of Alnavar. The place is also popular among adventure tourists as it offers facility of river rafting in Kali River flowing through the region. Anshi National Park is another place offering wildlife tourism near Alnavar. The National Park is home to several species of birds and animals. A gorgeous waterfall known as Dudhsagar fall can also be visited near there.
Apart from these the city of Hubli which is just about 60 km away from Alnavar is known for several places of interest like Unkal Lake, Nruptunga Hill, Indira Gandhi Glass House Garden, etc. It is mainly famous for its ancient temple- Chandramouleshwara Temple.
Alnavar Railway Junction is nearest railway junction to Hubli and Dharwad and is connected by several trains to other cities of Karnataka and the rest part of the country. Trains are available from Alnavar Railway Junction to Mumbai, Bangalore, Hubli, Goa, Mysore, Delhi, etc. State highway no 93 connects the town of Alnavar to other towns and cities of Karnataka state.