Haveri epitomizes the rich culture and heritage of a bygone era. Ancient temples, old tanks, a peacock sanctuary, a blackbuck sanctuary, all add up to the unique charm of Haveri. A core area of Western Chalukya architectural activity, Spread across an area of 4848 sq. km, Haveri district occupies its position exactly at the center of Karnataka. It is located at a distance of about 335 km from Bangalore. Due to its location, Haveri is often known as the gateway to the northern districts of Karnataka.

Some of the places of tourist interest in Haveri include the following:

  • Nagareshvara Temple
  • Siddhesvara Temple
  • Galageshwar Temple
  • Tarakeshwar Temple
  • Heggeri Kere
  • Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary
  • Blackbuck Sanctuary