Hospet also known as Hospete is a major town, located in the Bellary district of Karnataka. Built by Krishna Deva Raya in 1520 AD, the town sits on the Tungabhadra River. Hospet serves as a gateway to the Hampi ruins, with numerous tourists setting Hopset as their base to discover nearby regions. There are several towns and geographical marvels that serve as the main tourist attraction of the region like the Tungabhadra Dam, Royal Palace, Lotus Mahal, Omkareshwar Temple, Chakra Vana, Anantashayana Temple and much more. Besides sightseeing and exploring the nearby regions, one of the best things to do in Hospet is to relax in the peaceful ambience of the region.
Hospet is a well connected town by railways and road. The Karnataka state bus along with other state buses and private operators connect Hospet to various corners of South India. Few of the popular bus routes to and from Hospet include Hospet to Bangalore
, Hospet to Chennai,
Hospet to Hyderabad, Hospet to Kanchipuram and Hospet to Mangalore among others. The buses offered by the various state buses and private operators can be found across various classes ranging from AC Volvo buses to the Non Ac Seater buses, thus, appeasing to all tastes and preferences. With the online availability of bus tickets, bus bookings from Hospet has become extremely hassle free, thereby adding to the entire bus journey experience.
There are several destinations wherein one can head to for a memorable weekend getaway. These destinations are not only rich in culture but offer a unique travel experience to its tourists. Some of these destinations include Hampi (10km), Chikmaglur (227km), Nandi Hills (252km), Bobleshwar (180km) and much more.