Situated in Gadag District
, Shirhatti is 20 km south of Gadag
The place is famous for an old fort. Arlingavva Mutt and Mutt of Fakirswami are famous spiritual centers located here. A big fair is held in honor of Fakirswami (a saint) in the month of April-May.
Mulgund, Belhatti and Dambala are the surrounding towns.
Hubli Airport (54 km north-west) and
Gadag Junction Railway Station are the nearest access points.