Some of the important visiting places in Belgaum (also called Belagavi) include, Kamala Basadi, which is an important monument which was built during 1204AD. Safa and Jamia Masjids are located in this town. Shrines of Ganapati and Durga are located at the Fort of Belgaum situated at the heart of the city. Some of the important temples include, Kapileshwara, Ananthashayana, Maruthi and Military Mahadeva
Belgaum is 500Kms (North West Direction) from Bangalore (Bengaluru), state capital of Karnataka and well connected by Road, Rail and Air from all other places in India. Belgaum shares the state border with Maharashtra at North West direction.
Important places around Belgaum:
Here are the details of some of the interesting visiting places around Belgaum,
People remember this place for Kittur Rani Chennamma who fought against Britishers during 18th century. Ruins of mud fort and Desai Palaces can be seen here. Kittur is 40Kms from Belgaum town (South East direction on NH4).
Gokak is famous for the water fall from the river Ghataprabha. Situated at a distance of 60Kms from Belgaum (North East direction), the surrounding is very scenic with gardens maintained by Gokak mills. Karadhant is a kind of special sweet very famous in Gokak.
An ancient temple constructed in Dravidian style, of Yellamma Devi (Renuka Devi), the Shakti Deity, is situated in this place. This is an Hindu pilgrim place where huge number of visitors arrive in the month of February when an annual fair is celeberated. There are three ponds near the temple. The water in these ponds are considered as sacred and has medicinal importance. Savadatti is located at a distance of 70Kms from Belgaum (East South direction).
This place, also called as Devgram (Degaon) is famous for Kamala Narayana and Mahalakshmi temples built during Kadamba period. Devagaum is 45Kms from Belgaum city and very nearer to Kittur.
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