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Pritvi Kanchi

Pritvi Kanchi3.6/5

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Visit Yadgir between September to February

Yadgir is a newlywed out district in between Gulbarga and Raichur districts. The Bhima river flows through Yadgir town. Gurmitkal is a town endowed with spiritual heritage status. Yadgir was ruled by the western chalukyas from the 10th to 12th centuries. After this period, Ydagir came under the rule of the Bahamanis, Bijapur sultanate and the Nizams of Hyderabad. Yadgir's railway station is located on the Mumbai-chennai broadguage railway line. The best season to visit Yadgir is between September to February.

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Rakesh Singh

Rakesh Singh5.0/5

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Historical monuments and temples are more

Yadgir is the smallest tourist district place. Yadgir is known popularly for its tourist destinations. There are many religious sport in yadgir. Mailar Lingeshwara Temple, Thinthini Mouneshwar Temple, Sued Chanda Hussain, Sufi Sarmust DargahTemple, Bheemarayan Gudi park, Abbetumakur temple. And there are many fort in yadgir.
  • Old Fort Entrance in Yadgir
  • Yadgir Govt Office

Yadgir Overview

Yadgir is a town as well as the administrative headquarters of the new Yadagiri District, situated in the state of Karnataka. The Yadagiri District was officially declared as the 30th district of Karnataka on 10th April 2010. It is also one of the high-altitude cities in the region, with an elevation of 1276 m above sea level.

In earlier times, this town formed a part of the Western Chalukya Dynasty. Its name is derived from one of the early medieval rulers of this region, the Yadavas. After the Yadava reign, it was ruled for many years by Mohammed Kasim. The Bahamani Sultanate in this region eventually gave way to the Nizams of Hyderabad.

The town of Yadgir is spread over a total area of 5.6 sq km and is a passing point of the Bhima and Krishna rivers. Apart from being sources of water, these rivers also provide scope for industrialisation of the region. Presently, it is home to a sugar and fuel industry.

The place is also quite rich in natural resources and the most significant natural resource found here is uranium. Uranium mined from this place is largely used for defense and power generation purposes.

The most popular attraction of the place is a hill fort that has three rounds of fortifications. Apart from this, there are three ancient temples, several medieval mosques, tanks and wells situated on the hill top. The popular tank of Sanna Kere is also located in the heart of this town.

The nearest railway station to Yadgir is Raichur, situated 40.7 km away from it. Through road it is connected to cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai via State Highway 15.

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Yadgir, Karnataka

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Yadgir, Karnataka
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Old Fort Entrance in Yadgir

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