Dharwad, being a part of the twin cities of Hubli-Dharwad located in the state of Karnataka, is an ancient city, embellished with natural beauty, adorning the multi-cultured garb of tradition and history dating back to the 12th century.

Dharwad is known as Pedha nagari, owing due to its world famous pedhas, and Vidya kashi, for its multiple educational institutions.

Dharwad’s climate makes it an ideal holiday destination with tourist hotspots – Chandramouleshwara Temple, Unkal Lake, Nrupatunga Betta, Indira Glass House Garden, Dharwad Regional Science Museum and Banashankari Temple.

The second largest city in Karnataka state, Hubli - Dharwad forms the agglomerate town making it the largest urban area next to Bangalore. Hubli is the capital city of North Karnataka and one among the fastest growing city. The city is also called ‘Chota Mumbai ‘being commercially strong. It is often linked with Dharwad which lies around 20 km from Hubli and together they are known as Hubli - Dharwad. It came into an existence where Hubli became a commercialized city and Dharwad as the center of Learning and Education. Sightseeing in and around Hubli-dharwad also has a few major places that tourists folk in. The top attractions to visit in Hubli-Dharwad are Dandeli, Badami, Goa, Pattadakal, Gokarna, Jog Falls, Karwar and Kumta.Hubli has a domestic airport in the city itself which is well connected to major cities. It is the main centre of Southern Railway network, hence connected with major cities via rail. Road connectivity to this commercially acclaimed city is well enough that visitors never find it tough to navigate through the City.

Connectivity Information:
Hubli (also Hubbali) and Dharwad are twin cities just about 20km apart.
There are plenty of government and private buses connecting the two cities.

By Train:

Hubli (Hubbali) is a major railway junction, about 16km and Dharwad railway station is about 7km from SDM Dental College, well linked with metro cities.


By Air:

- Dharwad is connected with three airports.
- Hubli is the nearest airport, about 25 minutes from the campus. At present there are flights that operate between Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, etc.
- Belagavi (Belgaum) airport is about 90km away.
- Goa airport is about 160km from SDM Dental college.


By Bus/Road:

Dharwad has KSRTC as well as private buses running from Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Mangalore, Belgaum, Goa etc.