Bankapura is a panchayat town in Haveri district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is in Shiggaon taluk, is just 2.5 km from the Pune-Bangalore national highway NH4, 22 km from Haveri town. Bankapura is about 45 km from Hubli-Dharwad. An historical site, Bankapura is famous for the Nagareshwara temple, Bankapura fort, The Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary. Baada, the birthplace of Kanaka Dasa is near to Bankapura.Wikipedia
Home to pretty treasures, Bankapur is India's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Bankapur, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Hampi. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Hampi for its bountiful attractions like Vithala Temple Complex, Vijayanagar, Elephant Stables on your trip to Bankapur. Also, to reach Bankapur, you'll have to take a flight to Hampi; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Bankapur can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Bankapur.