About TerdalTerdal is a small municipal town located in Bagalkot District of Karnataka. This town is located in the north west of Bagalkot, the district headquarters.
Location of TerdalTerdal shares its boundary with Belgaun District of Karnataka. Terdal is located at 16.5 0N Latitude and 75.05 0E Longitude. It is located at an elevation of 536 m above the mean sea level.
Demographics of TerdalThe total population of Terdal is about 26, 088 and percentage of males is about 51% and percentage of females is about 49%. The average literacy rate of Terdal is 54%. Terdal Town Municipal Council is responsible for looking after general administration of the town.
Terdal TourismThe most popular tourist destination of Terdal is its Allam Prabhulingeshwar Temple. It is one of the most popular temples of Terdal and its surrounding areas. The temple is more than 100 years old. It is believed that Prabhulingeshwar meditated here and did many miracles that benefited the local people. The newly built temple is maintained by Prabhulingeshwar Temple Trust.
Every year, a procession is organized from this temple premise where thousands of devotees from the locality and around participate.
How to Reach TerdalTerdal is connected very well with the cities and towns like Kolhapur, Bijapur, Bagalkot, and Miraj. Terdal Town does not have any railway station but travelers can get train from Kudachi to get connected to Belgaum-Hubli-Bangalore railway route.
Terdal does not have any airport of its own. The nearest airport to Terdal is the Belgaum airport. Passengers can get flights to major places of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore from this airport. International flights can be taken from Bangalore Airport.
One Day Trip from TerdalTerdal offers wonderful places around it and some of these are ideal ones for a one day trip. Find below information about some of these places that can be covered within a day from Terdal.
Terdal to BadamiThe road distance between Terdal and Badami is about 93 KM and it takes near about 2 – 3 hours to cover this distance. Cave Temples of Badami are world famous tourist spots. Out of the four cave temple, the first one is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the second one is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and the third one has beautifully carved images of many other Hindu Gods. The fourth cave temple of Badami is a Jain Temple. Badami also has three famous temple of Lord Shiva located on the North Hill. Mallikarjuna Temple, Bhutanatha Temple, and Dattatreya Temple are other popular tourist sites of Badami. Badami still exhibits the architectural marvel of the Chalukyan Era.
Terdal to AiholeAihole is famous for its rock architecture. The wonderful monuments and rock architecture of Aihole are the testimony to the skills and innovativeness of the artisans of that time that took architectural heritage of the Chalukyan Era to a different height. Aihole is famous for its rock temples. There are about 125 Chalukyan Temples in Aihole and each one is an epitome of architectural marvel of the bygone era. Famous places of Aihole are Suryanarayana Temple, Gowda Temple, Durga Temple. One of the oldest temples cut out of rock, the Ravana Phadi Cave, is also located in Aihole. Aihole has the famous Lad Khan Temple of Chalukyan Era. The inscriptions found in Aihole make it an important archaeological place as well.
Weekend Destination from TerdalFrom Terdal, short weekend tours can be arranged to many places. Read below to know more about some of the best weekend destinations from Terdal.
Terdal to BangaloreThe state capital of Karnataka, Bangalore, is located at a distance of 588 KM from Terdal. The total taken to reach Bangalore from Terdal is about 9 hours. Being a state capital and one of the most cities of India, Bangalore holds special place in the tourism map of India. The famous attractions of Bangalore are Ulsoor Lake, Visvesvaraya Museum, ISKON Temple Complex, St. Mary’s Church, Someshwara Temple, Nandi Bull Temple, Bangalore Palace, Vidhan Soudha, Lal Baagh Botanical Gardens, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, and Cubbon Park.
Terdal to RaichurRaichur in Karnataka is a place with rich culture and heritage. It has historical monuments and archaeological sites to visit. The famous attractions of Raichur are an ancient fort on the hilltop of Mukkunda, Deodurga, Bala Hisar, Ambadevi Temple at Somalpur, Neolithic sites at Roudkund, Ramagadde Island in the River Krishna, ancient temples and inscriptions at Gabbur.
Fact File of TerdalTown: Terdal
Population: 26, 088 (as per India Census 2011)
Total Area: 8.25 sq km
Latitude: 16.5 Degrees North
Longitude: 75.05 Degrees East
Official Language: Kannada
Summer Temperature: 35 Degrees Celsius to 41 Degrees Celsius
Winter Temperature: 20 Degrees Celsius to 30 Degrees Celsius
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