Kappadagudda, 25 km from Gadag
, is a hilly area famous for the temple of Kappada Mallesha. Thousands of devotees throng here during the annual car festival. They reach the top of the hill, walking barefoot. This is the unique place where devotees build houses as offering to God Kappada Mallesha. Devotees believe that their desires will be satisfied if they build houses on this hill. The hill is the treasure house of Ayurvedic medicines and manganese ore. There are also the temples of Gali Basavanna, Gangebavi, and Srishailajjara Mutt.
To reach this place, one has to take the Gadag- Mundaragi Road. Buses ply from Gadag, Mundaragi, Shirahatti and other places to the temple.