Hubli

Overall Score

2.3

Hubaly (or Khubaly) – the southeasternmost part of the Khubaly-Dharharvarvar urban area to the east of Karnataka. It is the second largest city in the region after Bagnagalore and the economic and transportation center of the region. Previously, it was called Eliyeóðada Õåéëèi. It reached its height in the 14th and 16th centuries, becoming a major market for cotton, iron, and lithium. In the 17th century the first British factories appeared here, and the city was taken over by the Mohicans. Throughout the 18th century, Huberly was a war between the Marathas and the principality of Maixmoor, until it came under English rule in 1817. The British converted Huábley into a textile center and built a railroad.

The most striking feature of Huábley is the 11th-century Chandramuly Moshvara temple on the shores of Lake Onekkale. There is also a memorial to prominent 19th-century Indian thinker Vivekakananda by the lake. The hill of Ngupatayunga is not far from the lake – it is a popular spot for picnickers, and has a view of almost the entire city. Indira Gandhis community garden, the Glass House, with its music stand and mini train, is one of the most important places for family recreation.

100 USD = 8,143.15 INR

Overall Score

2.3
  • Air quality: 74 US AQI Moderate. Air quality is acceptable. However, there may be a risk for some people, particularly those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 940,000 people
  • GDP: $1,706 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 8 Mbps
  • Best wireless: AirTel
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: At restaurants, you should tip 10 percent for standard service. If someone really went out of their way and the service was exceptional, you can tip up to 15 percent. If the bill is quite high, like over 1,000 rupees, you can tip a little less.
  • Apartment listings: 99Acres
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Ola
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Indigo
  • Best intl air carrier: Jet Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $480
  • Monthly costs for family: $950
  • Monthly costs for local: $260
  • Meal: $2.5
  • Small Cola: $0.3
  • Beer 1 Pint: $3.5
  • Coffee: $1.2


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