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About Konnur

A municipal corporation of the Belgaum district in Karnataka, Konnur is located very close to a place called Gokak. The railway station of Konnur is located at 11 km away from Gokak. In addition to this, this place is located very close to Godachinamalki and Gokak falls. The municipal of Konnur was established in 1979. Located at a distance of 72 km away from the district of Belgaum and 12 km away from the headquarters of the Gokak taluk is the town of Konnur. According to the census of 2011, the overall population of 27474. Of the total population 51% are males and 49% are females. The overall literacy rate is 60% and is higher than Indian’s overall literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 70% and the female literacy rate is 49%. Of the total population, 13% of the population consists of 13% of children who are 6 years or below.  The native language of the town of Konnur is Kannada. Due to rapid globalization, some people have migrated to this town as well. Hence, one can find people who can speak in English and Hindi staying in this town. People in Konnur have adapted to this change and can be seen conversing in many languages.

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Tourism of Konnur

The villages of Gokak, Naikwadi, and Maradimath all fall under the limits of Konnur. The town of Maradimath is famous for the temple of Lord Shri Kadasiddeshwar and is at a distance of 4 km away from the Gokak falls which is also a place for tourists. The other places of tourism in Konnur are-

Shivapura Hill

The fort located in the hill does not look very far but the slope of the hill is very steep. During the summer, one can see stains left by water flowing down the hill. The hill contains a solo Ganesha sculpture that is surrounded by small houses. After the wall one can see steps that are made for walking during the monsoon. Located at the right side of the center point of the wall is the Tungabhadra Dam.

Back Waters With Lotus Flowers
This is a place that is known for the variety of the lotus flowers. Biologists from the state of Karnataka flock here to study the different varieties of Lotuses. Along with this, these colorful flowers attract a whole lot of curious eyes and tourists flock this place to enjoy a serene and peaceful evening away from the buzz of the traffic.

Godachinmalki Water Falls
This place attracts people from all walks of life. It is one of the few unadulterated places of natural beauty. People come here during the weekends to enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle of the weekdays. People should be careful here because the stones can be slippery during the monsoon.

Shopping in Konnur

Along with the regular items that are available here, some of the specific dress materials used by people staying in North Karnataka can be purchased in Konnur. Some of the most well-known shopping places are-

Asha Textile, Sarees & Readymade Stores
Address: Konnur Town Main Rd, Konnur, Karnataka 591231
Phone: 083322 85405

Konain Fashion Palace
Address: Konnur Town Main Rd, Konnur, Karnataka 591231
Phone: 088675 04626

Konnur Zerox, Ration Shop
Address: M G Road, SH 97, More Colony, Sadalga, Karnataka 591239
Phone: 086601 46515

Hospitals in Konnur

There is a decent number of hospitals in this town, which shows how seriously health concerns are taken in this town. Some of the well-known hospitals are-

Shri Sai Medicals and Hospital
Address: Gokak Railway Station Rd, Konnur, Karnataka 591231

ESI Hospital
Address: Konnur, Karnataka 591231

Sri Kadsiddeshwar Clinic
Address: Konnur, Karnataka 591231
Phone: 099867 67148

Konnur Hospital
Address: Asar Oni Cross Rd, Nava Ayodhya Nagar, Ayodhya Nagar, Old Hubli, Hubballi, Karnataka 580024
Phone: 0836 230 5297

KLE Hospital
Address: Ground Floor, KLE School Campus, Kurbur Oni Rd, Belagavi, Gokak, Karnataka 591307

Medical Stores in Konnur

There is only one medical store that is well-known in the city of Konnur. However, most of the hospitals have pharmacies in their campuses. Hence, people can quickly visit the hospitals if they require medicines urgently.

Mahantesh Medicals
Address: Konnur Town Main Rd, Konnur, Karnataka 591231
Phone: 083322 85313

Police Station in Konnur

The closest police station to Konnur is located in Gokak. It is located at a distance of 10.2 km away from the town of Konnur. The other details of the police station are shown below:

Gokak Town Police Station
Address: Opposite Bus Stand, Bus Stand Rd, Adi Jambav Nagar, Gokak, Karnataka 591307
Phone: 083322 25033

How to reach Konnur

By Flight
Since there are no direct flights to Konnur, one can take a flight to Sambre Airport in Belgaum, which is located at 46 km away from the airport. A taxi can be hired to travel to Konnur from the airport.

By Train
Since there are no regular trains to Konnur, people can take a train to Gokak road, which is located at 5 km away from Konnur.

Hotels in Konnur

Since there are many tourist places in and around Konnur, people can stay in any of the hotels listed below. Travelers recommend that rooms in the hotels should be booked well in advance in order to avoid the last-minute rush. Some of the well-known hotels are-

Hotel Gokak Resort
Address: Gokak Falls Rd, Opp. LIC Office, Gokak, Karnataka 591307
Phone: 083322 28292

Alurkar Resorts
Address: At & Post Bugate Alur, Nipani - Amboli Road, Hukkeri, Belgaum, Karnataka 591313
Phone: 094489 07853

Gomantak Hotel
Address: Ghataprabha Station Rd, Ghatprabha, Karnataka 591306

Hotel Poornima
Address: Adi Jambav Nagar, Gokak, Karnataka 591307

Hotel Chamundi Darshini
Address: Gokak Falls Rd, Gokak, Karnataka 591307

Niyyaz Hotel

Address: Bagi Hospital, Gokak, Karnataka

Restaurants In Konnur

In Konnur, one can find the tastiest delicacies that are cooked in the Northern part of Karnataka. One can try the Joladha Roti and gun powder mixed with curd for lunch. This is one of the famous dishes that are preferred by people staying here. Some of the well-known restaurants in this city are-

Karavali Family Restuarant (Veg & Non-Veg)
Address: Gokak - Hukkeri - Sankeshwar Rd, Ghatprabha, Karnataka 591310
Phone: 095381 99999

Priyadharshini Hotel
Address: Ghataprabha Station Rd, Ghatprabha, Karnataka 591306

Yusuf Chicken Khanavali
Address: shindikurbet cross
Phone: 090088 30249

Amma Dhaba
Address: Riddhi Siddhi Gulco Boils, Gokak, Karnataka 591308

Hotel Niyaz
Address: Mahalingeshwar Ngr Rd, Gokak, Karnataka 591307
Phone: 833222133

Pavitra Paradise
Address: Gokak Falls Rd, Gokak, Karnataka 591307

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