Tamboor is a town in Kalghatgi Taluk, Dharwad District in Karnataka, India. It is about 8 km from Kalghatagi and about 11 km from Kalghatgi (via Devikoppa) NH 63, 3 km from main road in Karnataka state, India.
Tamboor name came to village due to the huge availability of copper in earlier years. "Tamra nagar" converted to tamroor and tamboor.
Tamboor is located at Western Ghats. Thick forests here hold tigers, chital, elephant, sarang, cobra, and other wildlife.
Tamboor is an important center of pilgrimage for people of the Lingayat faith. The Temple of Basavanna, one of the most revered saints of the Lingayat faith lies here. In the 12th century, the Chalukya and Ganga dynasties ruled there. The Tamboor jathre or congregations attracts pilgrims from all over Karnataka as one of the major community or `panchamsali lingayaths' are large number devoted here visiting regularly.
- "Alphabetical List of Monuments - Karnataka - Dharwad, Dharwad Circle, Karnataka". Retrieved 2009-03-13.
- "Dharwad District". Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2009-03-13.
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