Gadag district,Karnataka

Gadag is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of the Gadag district. The city is located on the banks of the Krishna River, about 300 kilometers from Bangalore. Gadag is a popular tourist destination, known for its temples, historical sites, and natural beauty.

Nearby Districts

The three districts that are located near Gadag are:

  • Dharwad
  • Haveri
  • Bellary


The weather in Gadag is generally hot and dry. The average temperature ranges from 25 to 40 degrees Celsius. The best time to visit Gadag is during the winter months, from November to February.

Pin Code

The pin code of Gadag is 582101.

Vehicle Registration

The vehicle registration number for Gadag is KA-58.

Telephone Code

The telephone code for Gadag is 08372.

Taluk List

The taluks in the Gadag district are:

  • Gadag
  • Mundgod
  • Shirahatti
  • Nargund
  • Ron
  • Lakshmeshwar
  • Gadag Rural
  • Siddhapur
  • Gadag Urban


Some of the popular foods in Gadag include:

  • Bisi bele bath
  • Ragi mudde
  • Holige
  • Neer dosa
  • Ragi toffee

Tourist Places

Some of the popular tourist places in the Gadag district include:

  • Lakkundi
  • Banashankari Temple
  • Gadag Fort
  • Itagi
  • Mahadeva Temple
  • Ramkrishna Mutt
  • Siddhapura
  • Kamalapur

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit the Gadag district is during the winter months, from November to February. The weather is pleasant during this time, and there are fewer crowds.

Things to Do

Some of the things to do in the Gadag district include:

  • Visit the Lakkundi and learn about its history.
  • Explore the Banashankari Temple and offer prayers at the holy shrine.
  • Hike to the Gadag Fort and enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  • Visit the Itagi and marvel at the intricate carvings.
  • Visit the Mahadeva Temple and see the monolithic Nandi statue.
  • Visit the Ramkrishna Mutt and learn about the life of Ramakrishna Paramhansa.
  • Visit the Siddhapura and see the ancient temples.
  • Visit the Kamalapur and enjoy the serenity of the place.