Davanagere also known as Davangere, is a city located in the heart of the state of Karnataka. The city occupies a major position in the educational and economical sphere of the state and is aptly referred to as the educational center as well 'Manchester of Karnataka'. Davanagere is also a popular tourist destination of the region and offers to its tourist a much-needed opportunity to lay back and relax. There are also quite a few interesting tourist attractions in the region which are a must see. Some of the popular local attractions include the Durgambika Temple, Subramanya Temple and the Kunduwada Kere among others.
Davanagere being a major educational and economical center of Karnataka, the city witnesses a heavy footfall of varied types of travelers throughout the year. Aiding the transportation of these many tourists is the NH4, which allow the bus operators to spread their web of services. Few of the major bus routes for Davanagere include Davanagere to Mumbai
, Davanagere to Pune
, Davanagere to Bangalore
, Davanagere to Goa and Davanagere to Mangalore among others. There are plenty of tour operators offering bus bookings from Davanagere. Tourists can also avail of the online ticket booking services. Buses of varied categories, from the humble sleeper buses to AC Volvo are offered, to appease all types of tourists.
There are quite a few historical and religious destinations sitting in close proximity of Davanagere, which serve as local weekend getaway destination. Some of these destinations include Uchangidurga (30km), Santhebennur (40km), Punyasthala (38km).