Dharwad-Hubli municipality under Dharwad-Hubli Municipal Corporation is a twin city with plenty of historic sites and relics, whereby both the towns attract a lot of tourists from neighbouring states and cities. Dharwad-Hubli twin cities also act as shopping destination with Hubli’s APMC market famous in North Karnataka region. Although shopping stores and shops and markets are mostly found in Hubli than in Dharwad, yet the distance between the two towns are negligible and hence can be accessed in a little time.
Sweet Shops in Dharwad
Dharwad Pedha, a delicacy can be found in every sweet shop across Dharwad-Hubli, but Thakur sweetshop in Dharwad sells authentic Pedhas. For shopping purpose, a tourist can visit shopping hubs and streets like Durgad Bail, Gandhi Chowk, Koppikar Road, Javali Sal, Dajiban Peth, M.G.Road Market, Maratha Galli, Belgaum Galli, Station Road, Subhash Road, Broadway and Tikare Road in Hubli. These are famous for accessory, apparel, and electronics shopping.
Retail Shops in Dharwad
For Mall shopping, retail and supermarkets a visitor will have to go to Vishal Megamart and Big Bazar located on Gokul Road, in Hubli along with retail chains of Reliance Fresh and Aditya Birla Groups in the region. Other retail stores and local chains are at Ambika Bazar, Harsha Pai, Giriyas and many more. Westside store has also been recently launched in Hubli.
Jewelry Market in Dharwad
For gold, silver, diamonds and other ornaments or jewellery, Hubli has been famous for a long time and these can be availed at Durga Bail, Broadway, Koppikar Road, Javali Sal and Saraf Katta where jewellery stores are plenty in number. Retail stores like Joyalukkas and Tanishq have also opened their stores in Hubli. Urban Oasis Mall in Hubli is the latest attraction with youngsters flocking to the mall to have unlimited fun.
Koppikar Road is famous for book stores and grocery shopping. Last but not least, APMC Market at Amargol situated midway between Hubli and Dharwad is famous for wholesale goods and commodities like onions, red chilies, rice, cotton and jowar.