Harsur is situated in Gulbarga District of Karnataka and is around 17 km east of Gulbarga.
The place was an important center of Jainism during the reign of Kalyan Chalukyan kings and Rashtrakutas. This is evident from the two 11th-century edicts obtained at the Jain temple and other valuable treasures (including Jain idols and architecture) from the place.
Nearest access points are Hyderabad Airport and
Gulbarga Railway Station. Nearest town is
Sargapur, which is 8 km away.