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The city of Gulbarga nestles in the north eastern side in the Indian state of Karnataka, which happens to be in southern India. This city stands as a major one and is erected at a distance of about 214 km from Hyderabad and 663 km from Bangalore. Today the district stands in the Deccan Plateau and it is believed that it was initially a part of Hyderabad, but later on in 1956, it became the part of the province of Mysore.

The city was also the first capital of the Bahamani Kingdom who conquered the region in 1347 as well as the district and divisional headquarters of the Nizam’s state. The city was formerly known as Kalburgi, for the reason this city also has two main rivers flowing through here, namely Krishna and Bhima.

The city of Gulbarga dates back to the 6th century, when the Chalukyas recaptured their Kingdom from the Rashtrakutas and ruled the land for the next two hundred years. The Kingdom of Kalachuri then replaced the Chalukyas. After them, around the 12th century, the Yadavas of Devagiri and the Hoysalas of Halebidu took over the place. Gulbargatravel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Gulbarga tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Southern India.

General facts about Gulbarga
Location: South West India
Area: 128.42 sq km
Language: English, Hindi, Kannad, Malayalam and Tamil
Climate: Pleasant and Moderate
Major Attractions: Deval Ghanagapur, Sharana Basaveshwara Temple, Chandrampalli Dam
Ideal Time to Visit: September to March

Tourist sightseeing in Gulbarga
There are many places to visit in Gulbarga which includes Gulbarga Fort, Jama Masjid, Khwaja Bande Nawaz Dargah, Sannati, Deval Ghanagapur, Sharana Basaveshwara Temple, Chandrampalli Dam and many more.

Climate of Gulbarga
Due to its location in the north-western part of the state, the city experiences a tropical weather. Here summers are experienced with somewhat high temperatures along with high humidity. During monsoons, the city receives heavy showers and with winters the temperature takes a substantial dropdown thing and makes the weather quite cool and pleasant.

How to reach Gulbarga

Gulbarga by Air: The nearest airport to the city is at Hyderabad at a distance of 220 km.

Gulbarga by Rail: The nearest railway station is at Basavakalyan at a distance of 80km.

Gulbarga by Road: Gulbarga is connected by road to the major and other neighboring cities of the state.

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