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About Belagavi

History of Belagavi

Belgaum (or Belagavi) is a city in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka. Circled by a moat, the large Belgaum Fort contains centuries-old mosques and the Kamal Basti, a Jain temple. In the city center, the domed, 1950s Mahadev Temple sits in a park. The ancient Kapileshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Northwest is the pink-stone St. Mary’s Church, with carved Gothic arches and a teak-and-marble altar.

Top places to visit in Belagavi

Belgaum Fort

Belgaum Fort

Belgaum lies in the northern part of Karnataka in India and is officially called Belagavi. Lying in the foothills of Western Ghats, this place is known for its scenic beauty and enjoys a cool and pleasant climate throughout the year. Surrounded by lush green forests, rivers, and mountains, Belgaum is breathtakingly beautiful and attracts tourists from all over the country and far off places. Belgaum also has a strong historical background which dates back to the late 12th century A.D when it was formed. The Belgaum fort, a massive structure that occupies its position in the center of the town was built in 1519. The fort houses some mosques that are several centuries old and a Jain temple, Kamal Basati, which has an idol, Neminantha, made of black stone. The idol dates back to 1204 A.D.

Kittur Fort and Palace

Kittur Fort and Palace

Kittur Fort is also known as Kittur Chennamma Fort as it is closely associated with Rani Chennamma, the brave ruler who ruled over her estate from the fort. With its old palaces, monuments and statues Kittur exudes historic attraction for tourists from all over the country and beyond. But it’s most famous attraction is the Kittur Fort that stands as evidence of one of the first freedom struggles of the country that was led by Rani Chennamma. Kittur Fort also has a palace within it that is popularly known as Rani Chennamma’s palace.

Godachinamalki Falls, Belgaum – The Cascading Beauty

Godachinamalki Falls, Belgaum – The Cascading Beauty

The charm of Godachinamalki Falls is due to the fact that the waterfall is a cascading one and so, the drop is not sudden. The water descends through several steps before it takes the final plunge to fall into the valley. The mist formed by the falling water and the scenic beauty of the place is simply breath-taking. The waterfall and the surrounding landscape present a panoramic view that attracts visitors to just stand near it and enjoy the magic of nature.

Suvarna Vidhana Soudha, Belgaum

Suvarna Vidhana Soudha, Belgaum

The building area is around 60,398 m² and sprawls across 127 acres of land. The Suvarna Vidhana Soudha is a four-storied structure with an Assembly Hall that can house up to 300 people, a Council chamber that can seat 100 people, a Central Hall that can accommodate 450 people and has 38 chambers for ministers and an additional 14 conference rooms. Moreover, there are other meeting halls, banquet halls and secretariats.

Gokak Falls

Gokak Falls

Gokak falls is a waterfall known for its beauty. It is at a distance of 60 Kms from Belgaum and 10 kms from Gokak town. Located right on the main road is a celebrated tourist center in the district. This falls has a height of about 170 feet. The river Ghataprabha after winding a course of a long route takes a leap of 52 meters, over a rocky bed 170 feet down. The falls is famous for its spread and shape.Except in width and colour of the water, the general features of the fall, its height, shape and rapidity above are much like those of ” Niagara”.

Malaprabha Dam, Belagavi

Malaprabha Dam, Belagavi

The Malaprabha dam is the shortest dam in Karnataka. It was built across the Malaprabha river in Belgaum. It is a tributary of the famous Krishna river. It is located in small town called Saundatti in Belagavi. This dam has been designed to meet the drinking water requirements of the people of Belgaum, Dharwad, Gadag and Bagalkot.

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