- For the village in Azerbaijan, see Hovari.
Siddheshwara Temple at Haveri
|• Total||26.19 km2 (10.11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||571 m (1,873 ft)|
|• Density||2,134.89/km2 (5,529.3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Haveri (ಗಂಡು ಮೆಟ್ಟಿದ ನಾಡು) is a town in Karnataka, India, It is the administrative headquarters of Haveri District. The name Haveri is derived from the Kannada words havu and keri, which means place of snakes. Haveri is famous for its cardamom garlands. It is said that Haveri had around 1000 maths (sacred religious places) in ancient days. One of the famous maths is Hukkeri Math. Haveri is also famous for marketing Byadagi red chillies, which are well known all over India. Around 25 kilometers away, there is a place called Bada which is the birthplace of the poet Kanakadasa.
Haveri is 7 hours away from Bangalore by train. It is the middle way stop between Hubli and Davanagere. It is the stop 72 km before Hubli and 72 km after Davanagere. By road, it is about 340 km from Bangalore on NH-4 towards Mumbai.
History Of Haveri
Core area of Western Chalukya monuments includes the places Badami, Sudi, Annigeri, Mahadeva Temple (Itagi), Gadag, Lakkundi, Lakshmeshwar, Dambal, Haveri, Bankapura, Rattahalli, Kuruvatti, Bagali, Balligavi, Chaudayyadanapura, Galaganatha, Hangal. It was possible because Soapstone is found in abundance in these areas.
Haveri also comes under Core area of Western Chalukya architectural activity. The district is proud to be the birthplace of Santa Shishunala Sharif, the great saint Kanakadasaru, Sarvajnya, Hanagal Kumara Shivayogigalu, Wagish Panditaru, Writer Galaganatharu, Ganayogi Panchakshari Gavayigalu, Gnyana Peetha Awardee Dr.V.K.Gokak and many more. The freedom fighters Mailara Mahadevappa and Gudleppa Hallikere.
History of Haveri district dates to pre-historic period. About 1300 stone writings of different rulers like Chalukyas, Rastrakutas are found in the district. Bankapura Challaketaru, Guttavula Guttaru, Kadambas of Hangal and Nurumbad are some of the well known Samanta Rulers. Devendramunigalu the teacher of Kannada Adikavi Pampa and Ajitasenacharya the teacher of Ranna Chavundaraya lived in Bankapura. This was also the second capital of Hoysala Vishnuvardhana. Guttaru ruled during latter part of 12th century and up to end of 13th century from Guttavol (Guttal) village as Mandaliks of Chalukya, independently for some time and as Mandaliks of Seunas of Devagiri. Shasanas found in Chaudayyadanapura (Choudapur), a village near Guttal, reveal that Mallideva was Mandalika of 6th Vikramaditya of Chalukyas. Jatacholina, under the leadership of Mallideva built the Mukteshwar temple at Chaudayyadanapura (Choudapur).
Tourist attractions of Haveri
Siddheshwara temple at Haveri a staggered square plan with dravida articulation and superstructure, 11th century CE. Miniature decorative dravida and nagara style towers at Siddhesvara Temple in Haveri
- Basavanna Temple
Places of interest in Haveri District
- Haveri region Tourism includes the following places
Kadambeshwar temple at Rattihalli, Tarakeshwar temple at Hanagal, Kadambeshwar temple at Rattihalli, Someshwar temple at Haralahalli, Nagareshwar temple at Bankapura, Mukteshwara temple at Chaudayyadanapura, Siddheshwar temple at Haveri, Galageshwara temple at Galaganatha, Jain Basadi at Yalavatti, Madaga Falls at Masur, Kanakadasara Kaginele, HoleAnveri Temple, Kadaramandalagi Anjaneyaswami Temple. Depict the rich culture and history of the Haveri District.
- Temples at Kaginele
Virabhadra Temple, Someshwara Temple, Sangameshwara Temple, Narasimha Temple, Lakshmi Temple, Kalahasteshwara Temple, Adikesava Temple, Kaginele Mahasamsthana Kanaka Gurupeetha.
- Mallari Temple at Gudda Guddaapura near Ranebennur.
- Ranebennur Wild Life Sanctuary Ranibennur Blackbuck Sanctuary
- Savanur dodda hunsi mara (bambo trees) & Sri Ragvendhra Matha near Vinod Jain's home in Savanur, 32 km from Haveri by Road.
- Badamagatti(Hangal Taluk) Mattibasaveshwara Temple & Nidasingi Hanumantha Devastana Just 30 KM from Haveri and 18 KM from Hangal .
Mini Vidhana Soudha
Recently, a Mini Vidhana Soudha was constructed on Devagiri hill. The Mini Vidhana Soudha hosts major government offices. The main office among these is the District Commissioner's office.
Haveri is located at  It has an average elevation of 572 metres (1876 feet)..
The masters' Shri Rajiv Gandhi Karnataka University P G Centre, Kerimattihalli, Haveri is the developing educational institution. There are three major colleges in Haveri. One is Govt. First Grade College, Gudleppa Hallikeri College, and C. B. Kolli Polytechnic. Among other colleges are S. S. Women's Degree College, SJM Pre-University College, and SMS Pre-University College. Recently Govt. Engineering College was started. C.B.Collipolytechnic
- K.L.E's English Medium CBSE School(www.klescbsehvr.org)
- Gandhi Grameena Gurukula Hosarithi
- Lions English Medium School
- St. Michael English Medium School
- J. G. S. S. High School (Geleyar Balaga)
- J. P. Rotary School
- Hukkerimath Shivabasaveshwar High School
- S M S Girls High School
- H.L.V. English Medium School Savanur
- Mrutyunjaya High School Kurubagonda
- Shri Kalidasa High School, Kaginele bus stand, Haveri
- S J M Primary and High School, Haveri
- St. Ann's English Medium School. Haveri
- Gudleppa Hallikeri College (popularly known as GH College)(Science,Commerce and Arts)
- C B Kolli Polytechnic (CS, E&C, Mech, Cevil and IS)
- Govt. Engg. College (CS, E&C, Mech. and Civil)
- Govt. Majeed College Savanur
- S.J.M PU College, Haveri (Science, Commerce and Arts)
As of 2001[update] India census, Haveri had a population of 55,900. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Haveri has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 64%. In Haveri, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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- JSTOR: Sculptures from the Later Calukyan Temple at Haveri. JSTOR 3249429.
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