Belgavi, located at an altitude of 761 m, is a charming town nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats. Having been ruled by the Chalukyas, the Goa Kadambas, the Yadavas, the Vijayanagar rulers, the Bahmanis, the Adil Shahis and the Marathas, there are ample reminders of the tumultuous days gone by. Added to these archaeological monuments, is the natural beauty of the place with gushing rivers, enchanting hills, shimmering waterfalls and evergreen forests. Belgaum was also known as Belagavi and Venugrama or “bamboo village“
Belgavi is a city filled with historical architecture and a lot of natural beauty. It’s a hiker’s paradise to walk through lush green areas and rivers with many waterfalls. You can also interact with local people, giving you a complete experience of the region. It offers a wildlife sanctuary for the adventure enthusiast, and to add to it you can go river rafting on the not-so-rough Kali River.
This fort is an ancient monument constructed by Jaya Raya, an ally of the Datta dynasty situated at the foothills of the Sahyadris, in the precincts of Belgaum town.
Kamal Basati is one of two basatis situated within the walls of Belgaum Fort built in the late Chalukya style.
The airport serving the city of Belgaum is at Sambra, located 10 km from the city.
Belgaum is well linked by rail to other major destinations such as Bengaluru, Pune, and Mumbai
Belgaum is well-connected by major cities of the country by good motorable roads.
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