city in Karnatka, India

Raichur is a city of 232,000 people (2011) in Northern Karnataka.



The summers get really hot in this region with temperatures going beyond 40 °C. It receives rainfall during the months between May to August. Overall, the region is warm and humid during most part of the year.

Get inEdit

Raichur is well connected by road and railways. It is around 450 km from Bangalore, state capital, and 200 km from Hyderabad.

Get aroundEdit


One of the important place to look around in Raichur is the thermal power plant in Shaktinagar which is around 20 km from Raichur.

  • Raichur Fort: a hill fort surrounded on three sides by a double row of low circuit walls. It was built without the any cementing material. The inner wall has two gateways: the Sailani Darwaza on the west and the Sikandari Darwaza on the east. The outer fortifications contain five gateways: Mecca Darwaza on the west, the Naumngi Darwaza on the north, the Kati Darwaza on the east, the Khanrlak Darwaza on the south and the Doddi Darwaza on the south-west. Inside the fort, there are old buildings and mosques of considerable archaeological interest, several of them containing inscriptions commemorating their erection during the later Bahmani and the Adil Shahi periods.
  • Malliabad: a town 5 km from Raichur city, known for its historically important fort, Vishnu temple, two life size elephants carved in white granite and other monuments






  • Hotel Ashoka near Bus stand
  • SLV hotel, station road


BSNL provides mobile connectivity.

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