Ganigapur - A few kms from Gulbarga is Ganigapur. A famous centre of Dattatreya worship, this pilgrim centre has the sacred math of Shri Narasimha Saraswathi. The confluence of the rivers Amreja and Bhima attracts many pilgrims who take a holy dip here. A huge 'jatra' is held here every year in the month of February. This place is popularly known as 'Deval Ganagapur' to the pilgrims.
Malkhed - A Jain centre in the past, many Jain sculptures and bronzes have been found here. Malkhed is also famous for having produced two great personalities, namely, Tikacharya, the Madhava saint and Pushpadanta, the poet who wrote during the reign of Krishan II, the Rashtrakuta king.
Shorapur - Also known as Surpur, is the picturesque town on a ridge, surrounded by hills. It is dotted with temples, palaces, mosques and 'ashur-khanas'. An imposing fort is nearby. Taylor's Manzil, the residence of Col. Meadows Taylor, an Englishman appointed by the British, as a political agent to the state is a beautiful building.
Sonthi - An important pilgrim centre, Sonthi houses the renowned Chandralamba Temple with the sacred Bhima river flowing besides it. On the either side of the main entrance are huge mantapas. In the inner courtyard are 12 lingas and the statues of Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Saraswathi.
Narayanpur Dam - Across the Krishna river is a huge engineering feat. The Narayanpur Dam, inaugurated in 1982, is set among beautiful gardens.
Sharapur - This is a Buddhist centre and the sleeping Buddha shaped mountain is worth seeing here.
Kembavi - 29 kms north west of Sharapur, this place is noted for its relations with Bahamani Dynasty. Annual 'Urs' is held here.