Places to Visit in Davanagere
Durgambika Temple - It is said that around 200 years ago, a stone was brought from Dugatti Village and installed in this temple and worshipped as Durga Devi. Kunduvada kere (Mallikarjuna Sagara Parivartita Kunduwada Kere) in Davangere, is a picturesque lake. It is one of the sources of drinking water for the city. New garden and walking paths have been built around the lake, and it is quite pleasant to take evening walks along the lakeshore. Another one is a lake at the TV station, that has a good view of sunsets and is a popular picnic spot. Bathi Gudda is situated 4 km (2.5 mi) from Davangere city towards Harihara. From the top of this hill, the city looks scenic. Kondajji - It is a major scout and guides camp for south India which is named in commemoration of Kondajji Basappa. In Kondajji there are 3 hills and a lake, and a boating facility on the lake is available. Uchangidurga - It is a historic place and has a old fort. Adjacent to Uchangidurga, there is village called Karadidurga (Land of Bear). It is believed that the Sri Hanuman Temple in the village was worshipped by the bears in the fort. Soole kere (Shanthi Sagara) near Davangere - is a major water supply source and also the second-largest pond in Asia. It was built by namesake Princess Shanthi during the 12th century. Anekonda - The Eshwara temple at Anekonda is a little one in the Hoysala style. It was restored about 1912 with mud walls and plastered Santhebennur - is a village situated from Davangere at 40 km, is famous for a pond called "Pushkarani," locally called "Honda."