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Tourism in Afzalpur

Afzalpur belongs to the second tier administrative sub division in Gulbarga district of Karnataka and is a town as well. It is a very small town with not a variety of tourist sightseeing; nevertheless there are good tourist destinations in neighboring cities and districts bordering Afzalpur Taluka or sub division like Bijapur, Solapur, Pandharpur, Tuljapur and Gulbarga. Afzalpur is famous for the Afzal Khan Mosque and for the historical spots in Udachan, Mashal, Ganagapur, Atanur and Chinamalli. Besides; Maha Shani Temple in Mashal is a sacred shrine located at a distance of 28 kilometers from Afzalpur, while Mallikarjun Temple in Chinamalli is situated at a distance of 38 kilometers. Jain Temple and Hanuman Temple in Afzalpur is also worth visiting in Afzalpur.

There are mostly religious shrines in and around Afzalpur; like Choudeshwari Temple which is at a distance of 28 kilometers, Bhagyavanthi Temple in Gattarga village situated 14 kilometers away, Shivasharani Niloor Nimbekka Temple in Niloor situated 25 kilometers away and Mehboob Subhani Dargah located at a distance of 40 kilometers. Marjee Peer Dargah at the meeting point of Amarja and Bhima Rivers is a holy site in Afzalpur. Shri Dattatreya Devasthan in Gangapur or Shri Khsetra in Ganagapur village located 22 kilometers from Afzalpur on the banks of Bhima River and Nirguna Matha is also famous for housing the Nirguna slippers.

Tourism in Afzalpur

Tourist Places Around Afzalpur

Gulbarga:  Afzalpur Taluka housed within Gulbarga district is very close to the city which is famous for the Gulbarga Fort, Sannati village for excavation sites, ancient Buddhist Stupas and Chandrala Parameshwari Temple. Jama Masjid within Gulbarga Fort, Deval Gangapur, Chandrampalli Dam, Sharana Basaveswara Temple and Khwaja Bande Nawaz Mosque are also popular tourist sites in Gulbarga in Karnataka.

Solapur: Located in state of Maharashtra, Solapur is not very far from Afzalpur in Karnataka and has several tourist spots like Siddheswara Temple with the Solapur Fort in the backdrop, Hutatma Chowk in the city centre housing statues of freedom fighters, Science Center, Fort Bhuikot and Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary. Know more about Solapur here

Deval Ganagapur: Datt Guru Temple is famous religious shrine in the area.

Bijapur: Jumma Masjid, Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rauza, Malik –e- Maidan, Mithari and Asar Mahals and Aihole for historical monuments in Bijapur district of Maharashtra. Know more about Bijapur

Tuljapur: Dhakte Bhavani Temple, Garibnath Baba Mutt, Tulja Bhavani Temple, Chintamani, Ghat Shila Temple are a few historic and religious shrines worth visiting in Tuljapur district of Maharashtra.

Pandharpur: Vittala Temple, Vishnupad Temple, Rukmini Temple and Pundalik Temple are religious spots to be visited in Pandharpur district.

Hotels in Afzalpur

Afzalpur is a not a city which sees a lot of visitors throughout the year, yet there are a few hotels in the town offering accommodation to tourists.

List of Hotels in Afzalpur

Kadamba Hotel
Address: Dr.Jawali Complex- Supermarket, Afzalpur, Gulbarga, Karnataka-585103
Ph no: 08472-241111
Tariff:  INR 400-INR 1300

Heritage Hotel
: Plot No.42/AM, Old Jail Garden, Afzalpur, Gulbarga, Karnataka -585101
Ph no: NA
Tariff: INR 1000-INR 2500

Surya Hotel
Santhosh Complex, Opposite Santosh Talkies, MSK Mill Road
Afzalpur, Gulbarga, Karnataka-585103
Ph no: 08472-223546/225595
Tariff:  INR 400-INR 500

Prashanth Hotel
Opposite Railway Station, Afzalpur, Gulbarga, Karnataka-585101
Ph no: 08472-221681/420616/222351
Tariff: INR 600- INR 1000

Southern Star Hotel
S-B Temple Road, Supermarket, Afzalpur, Gulbarga, Karnataka-585101
Ph no: 08472—224093
Tariff: INR 1000- INR 2500

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