Harti (Gadag district)

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Harti (Gadag district)
Harti (Gadag district) is located in Karnataka
Harti (Gadag district)
Harti (Gadag district)
Location in Karnataka, India
Harti (Gadag district) is located in India
Harti (Gadag district)
Harti (Gadag district)
Harti (Gadag district) (India)
Coordinates: 15°07′37″N 75°27′52″E / 15.1269°N 75.4645°E / 15.1269; 75.4645Coordinates: 15°07′37″N 75°27′52″E / 15.1269°N 75.4645°E / 15.1269; 75.4645
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Gadag
Elevation 650 m (2,130 ft)
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Distance from Bangalore 412 kilometres (256 mi)
Distance from Gadag 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)

Harti (Kannada: ಹರ್ತಿ) is a very small town in Gadag district, Karnataka, India, with many ancient and modern Hindu temples.


Harti is well known for Shri Basaveshwara Temple and for its annual festival Jatra that is held on the last Monday of Shravana Masa. It is amazing to watch the procession of the Dhyamamma statue on this festival day.

There are ancient temples build in Chalukya regime such as the Parvati Parameshwara Temple *"Sri.Uma Maheshvara Temple". Temples of Karnataka. Retrieved 19 July 2009.  with stone carvings.

Harti has only half a dozen Muslim families and it has a tiny mosque for them. They celebrate Moharram on the last day of every year and most of the Hindus also participate in this Muslim festival, while the Muslims also participate in Hindu Festivals.

A beautiful view of Harti from Shri Basaveshwara Temple.


Gadag is the nearest railway station. The nearest Airport is at Hubli, the next international Airport is at Bangalore.

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