Venkatapura is a small,unspoiled village located in Madhugiri Taluk of Gadag District
. All activities here are centered aroung the famous Lord Venkatesh Temple. Tradition recounts that the Lord had manifested in a rock embedded in cow dung, to please a devotee who was unable to go to Tirupati
. Venkatapura, situated 15 km from Gadag offers good ambience and tranquility in picturesque surroundings.
Gadag Railway Station is the nearest railway station.
Dabolim (Goa)is the closest airport.