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.

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Abubakar Siddique Masjid, Belgavi is a mosque located in Azad Nagar lying at a distance of 5 kms from Belgaum district of Karnataka.

The architect of the Masjid Abu-Bakr Al-Siddiq was Al-Dahab. Upon entering the mosque, an entryway leads to a washing area, a staircase, and to the main woship area. Males enter the lower-level door to enter the worship space; women enter a stairwell and ascend the stairs leading to a balcony overlooking the main worship area. Women wear traditional covering which exposes face, hands and feet; men wear long pants, shirts and sometimes a head cover. Th...

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Amboli
63 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Amboli is a pretty little hill station situated at an altitude of about 700 m in the state of Maharashtra. This tourist hot spot lies in the Sahayadri Ranges and comes under the Sindhudurg District. It is situated at a distance of 63 kms from Belagavi.

The city of Amboli was used as a staging post during the British rule for the purpose of supplying garrisons to Central and Southern India. It was during this time that Amboli was declared to be a hill station in the 1880s. The locals of Sawantwadi had discovered the marvel of this small place even before the Britishers. However, wit...

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Asha Kiran Planetarium, Belgaum
4 kms from Belagavi city limits

India's first private planetarium, Asha Kiran Planetarium is located at Ganeshpur, at a distance of 4 kms from Belgaum.

Stars and astronomy was a passion with Professor C G Hukkeri, non-resident external (NRE). And to give it life, he set up a planetarium at his home in Belgaum. The planetarium was inaugurated by additional DC Vijaykumar Torgal. Hukkeri named it the Asha Kiran Planetarium, School of Astronomy and Audio-Visual Education Research Centre, and it was the first private planetarium in India. To study the cosmos, Hukkeri designed a 40-ft wide sky dome, built at a tilt o...

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Asoga, Belgaum
27 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Asoga is situated 3km away from sub-district headquarter Khanapur and 27 kms away from district headquarter Belgaum.

The village named Asoga on the banks of river Malaprabha’s very attractive tourist place famous for its temple. This temple was built during the Kadamba kings in the mediveal period. Important sequences from the 70s hit movie ‘Abhimaan’ (featuring Amithabh Bacchan and Jaya bhaduri) were shot near the river Malprabha at Asoga. The entire song ‘Nadiya kinare’ has been shot there.

The month of May must be strictly avoided as the heat can get pretty unbearab...

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Belgaum Fort, Belgaum
Within Belagavi city limits
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Belgaum Fort, also known as Belagavi Fort is situated in the heart of city Belagavi, in the Belagavi district, in the state of Karnataka. The fort is well connected via all means of transport. Belgaum is one of the major cities in Karnataka, so transportation to this city is busy around the clock. There are buses to this town from any cities in Karnataka. It is located near NWKRTC Bus stand and it hardly takes 8 minutes from there to reach the fort.

Belgaum Fort is regarded as one of the oldest monuments of Belgaum of Karnataka. The fort is in the foothills of the Sahyadri mou...

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Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Western Ghats, in Khanapur Taluk of Belgaum District near Jamboti Village, in the state of Karnataka, India. The Sanctuary is well connected via all means of transport. It is located at a distance of 60 kms from Belgaum.

Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary derives its name from the Bhimgad Fort which was built and commanded by Shivaji in the 17th century. Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for Barapede Caves and for being the only breeding area of Wroughton’s free-tailed bat, a threatened species on the verge of extinction. The sanctu...

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Brahma Kumaris Rajyoga Meditation Centre is located at Shivaji Colony, Belgaum District of Karnataka. Its purpose is to provide guiding principles and tools for the development of the whole person, including his or her physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual dimensions.

RajaYoga is an ancient system of meditation and spiritual understanding. It enables us to return to a state of inner peace, personal power and self-worth through re-kindling the soul's original qualities and virtues. It provides many answers to age-old questions relating to our identity and purpose and open...

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Chatrapati Shivaji Statue Park is situated in district Belgaum.

The MLI opened a park of miniature forts ascribed to Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji. Colonel of the Regiment Maj. Gen. Narendra Singh dedicated the park to the nation. The park, situated in front of the Military Mahadev Temple on Congress Road, has miniatures of 11 forts held by Shivaji. Shivaji, who is known for his forts, had made them central to his empire. Their remains serve as an important source of information about his rule. Shivaji is not just a historical name but an icon of honour and courage for the M...

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Chikhale Falls, Belgaum
41 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Chikhale falls is located in the village of Chikhale. It is located at a distance of 41 kms from Belgaum District of Karnataka.

The roaring sound of the waterfalls can be heard from a distance. An easy trek of 2. 5 km amidst the misty fog and beautiful landscape leads to the waterfalls. Chikhale falls can also be reached from Parwad with a difficult trekking trail. Chikhale Falls is also one of the most famous trekking routes of Karnataka. The pristine beauty of the waterfall and the splendid forest cover makes it an ideal trekking destination. Chikhakle Falls attracts visitors thr...

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Godchinamalaki Falls
40 kms from Belagavi city limits
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The Godachinmalki Falls is a waterfall located on Markandeya river in Belgaum district, Gokak Taluk, Karnataka, India. It is 15 kilometers away from Gokak and 40 kms from Belgaum. It is located in a deep green valley.

Godachinmalki falls, also known as Markandeya falls, is located in a rugged valley, which is approachable from Godachinamalaki village by walking as well as by vehicle through an irregular forest route for about 2 kilometers and there are two routes to reach the falls from Godachinamalki, one is vai Malebail road by crossing bridge at godachinamalki and another one is...

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Gokak Falls
60 kms from Belagavi city limits
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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'. The waterfall is horse shoe shaped...

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Halasi, Belgaum
42 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Halasi also called as Halsi or Halshi, is a town in Khanapur Taluk, Belgaum District in Karnataka, India. It is 14 km from Khanapur and about 25 km from Kittur. It is famous for having been the capital of a branch of Kadamba Dynasty. The town is rich in historical monuments and temples and is near Khanapur. It is located at a distance of 42 kms from Belgaum.

Halasi is in Background of Western Ghats in lush green atmosphere. It was the second capital of the Kadambas of Banavasi. The huge Bhuvaraha Narasimha temple has tall images of Varaha, Narasimha, Narayana and Surya. The place h...

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Hidkal Dam
55 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Raja Lakhamagouda dam, also known as Hidkal dam, is a dam constructed across the Ghataprabha River in the Krishna River basin. It is situated at Hidkal village in Hukkeri Taluk of Belagavi district in North Karnataka, India. It is located at a distance of 55 kms from Belagavi.

The dam with the height of 62. 48 metres and 10 Vertical Crest Gates, impounds a large reservoir with a gross surface area of 63. 38 Square kilometres, and storage capacity of 51. 16 Tmcft. It is an earthen and masonry dam which caters to the Irrigation needs for over 8,20,000 acres, and Hydel power generatio...

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Hooli is a town in Belgaum District in Karnataka. It is about 9 km from Saundatti. One of the oldest villages in the Belgaum District, Hooli is the site of the Panchaligeswara temple and the Trikuteshwara Temple. It is located at a distance of 70 kms from Belagavi.

The village is historically rich, boasting of a ruined fort atop a hill and numerous temples. Hooli has been under the rule of the Rattas of Saundatti, Patwardhans of Ramdurg and most of the temples feature Chalukya architecture and were initially Jain Bastis indicating a Chalukya rule. The name of the village is a corru...

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Two war Tanks can be seen on the outskirts of RC Nagar i. e Beyond Guru Prasad Colony on the way to Mandolli village in the Belgaum district of Karnataka.

They are lying here from 1960, when the Indian army used Belgaum(now Belagavi) as a base station to over power the Portugese in Goa. The tank has been lying there for more than 50 years now and the tank is named as Derelict Sherman DD Tank. They are turned into a BOTTLE TANK cum Garbage Tank, where one can see bottles of beer, sachets of Gutkha, Liquor sachets, bottles all thrown inside the tank. This is a piece of history which...

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Jamboti Hills
20 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Jamboti is located 20 kms south-west of Belgaum of Karnataka.

Mandovi River, the longest river in Goa, has its origin in the Jamboti hills. Most of the area is agricultural land, and agriculture is the main source of employment. Parwad and Kankumbhi are the hill stations, with hilltop forests surrounding the area. Jamboti Hills in Belgaum are the source of the longest river in Goa - the Mandovi River. Camping is a popular tourist activity here as this place has not been completely developed as a mainstream tourist spot. A trek through this region offers some truly wonderful, awe-in...

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Kakati Fort
13 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Kakati is a village 13 kms north of Belgaum. It is the birthplace of Kittur Rani Chennamma. Kakati fort is situated on the edge of a hill range next to the village.

The fort is easy to locate, the hill is situated right next to NH4. A narrow road flanked by homes links the highway and the hill, a stairway links the base of the hill to the for, a five minute climb. Ground is a bit slippery, so you should take extra care while moving around. The fort is built on a sloping surface and this bastion is the highest point of the fort. The fort gives a commanding view of the plains to the ...

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Kamal Basti, Belagavi
Within Belagavi city limits
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Kamal Basti is one of the two bastis situated within the walls of Belgaum Fort which is encircled by a Moat. Kamal Basti lies within city limits. There are two Jinalayas in later Chalukya style. One of them is Kamal Basti. This Jain Temple was built in 1204 AD by Bichirja, a minister of Kartavirya IV of the Ralta Dynasty. Two of its pillars have Kannada inscriptions in Nagari scripts, one of 1199 of Ratta King Kartaveerya IV and another of 1261 of Sevuna (Yadava) Krishna. The temple has Kadamba Nagara Shikara. The other Jinalaya is almost a ruined one. This 10th Century AD Basti is under the p...

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Kamala Narayana Temple, Degaon
47 kms from Belagavi city limits
Architecture

The Kamala Narayana temple is located in Degaon, five km from Kittoor in the district of Belgaum of North Karnataka. It was built by a queen of the Kadamaba dynasty in the 12th century. It is located ata distance of 47 kms from Belagavi.

The temple was built by Queen Kamala Devi of the Kadamba dynasty. The Kadamba dynasty was started by King Mayura Sharma in the 4th century. They ruled over North Karnataka and Goa. The beautiful Kamala Narayana temple was built by the architect Tippola at the behest of Queen Kamaladevi, wife of king Sivachitta of the Kadamba dynasty in the 12th cen...

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The renowned temple of Kapileshwara is located in the city of Belgaum lying within city limits. The temple is one of the ancient temples of India, which is also called the 'Dakshina Kashi'. There is a strong belief among thee devotees that the pilgrimage to the 12 jyotirlingas in India remains incomplete, without paying a visit to this holy temple.

The chief deity of this temple is Lord Kapileshwara Temple who is a form of Lord Shiva. The deity Lord Kapileshwra is believed to have self originated in the form of a Linga. The temple complex also houses maller shrines dedicated to Lor...

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Kittur Fort is one of the major historical monuments in Karnataka and one of its famous tourist attractions. The fort is located in the town of Kittur that is situated at a distance of about 50 kms from Belgaum and around 32 km from Dharwad. The small town of Kittur gained fame and recognition due to the presence of Kittur Fort and its immense historical significance.

The Kittur Fort was built over an area of about 23 acres. It is surrounded by a moat that was earlier fed by water from a lake lying close to the eastern wall of the fort. The walls on both sides of the fort have low ...

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A hundred years ago, in 1916, seven young men returned to their hometown, Belgaum and established a modest charitable organization for the betterment of education in the region. They were helped by three local landlords who saw their potential. The organization thus formed, the KLE society, that started with a humble Anglo-vernacular school in 1916 is now a behemoth spanning 250 + institutions with a footprint across the country. The building selected to house the museum was an 80 year old, modest dilapidated structure in the main KLE campus in Belgaum. At various times in its life, this stone...

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Kote Keri (Fort Lake) is situated at Khanapur Rd, Azad Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Belgaum lying within the city limits. It is a wonderful and a well maintained lake. There are pedel boats and also motor boats.

Belgaum fort, one of the oldest forts of Karnataka was originally built in 1204 CE by Jaya Raya (also called Bichi Raja) an ally of the Ratta Dynasty. The fort is strategically located on the edge of Western Ghats. The fort has high and thick walls surounded completely by a large moat. Close to the fort is a large pond called Kote Kere or fort's lake, perhaps it was an important so...

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Kumbwade-Baba Waterfalls, Belgavi
87 kms from Belagavi city limits
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The monsoon season Amboli and its surrounding places are full of people enjoying the natures beauty. While many just go to the main waterfalls others prefer to go to other places in Amboli, there were others who used to trek and reach this somewhat hidden water falls near Amboli at Kumbwade known as Kumbwade water falls or Baba Water falls. The falls is about 87 kms from Belagavi near Amboli. The Falls is part of a private property. The spot is also known as 'Baba waterfalls'.

As it was a restricted area most would try to trespass into the property by jumping over the fence. Landsl...

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Mhade Wildlife Sanctuary
107.6 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 107. 6 kms from Belagavi.

Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is located in North Goa District, Sanguem taluka near the town of Valpoi. The sanctuary houses a wide range of wildlife along with a variety of bird species making it a bird watcher's paradise. Well known for its semi green and evergreen forests, this protected wildlife region of Goa is an adventurous place to pay a visit. FaunaBird Watchers' Paradise Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary is an International Bird Area and is home to a number of globally threatened species. Sanctuary has re...

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Military Animal Park, Belagavi
Within Belagavi city limits
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Military Animal Park, is a public park located within Belagavi city limits.

This is one of the best places in Belgavi to spend some quality leisure time with family, friends and kids. For children there are few option to play around within premises. There are few birds, deers and other animals that can be seen in the vicinity of the park. The Park is popular amoung locals.

Visitors can also visit an authentic farm at the premises. Fresh milk is provided here but only to those who have the coupon, which are to be obtained from the office. The Military animal park can be ...

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The Shri Durgadevi Temple within the ramparts of the historic 1000 year old Fort is being prayed at by local civilians as well by the Army officers. There are predetermined fees for performing some Sevas. The temple houses the inspirational deity for the soldiers to pray in the Fort. This historic is now under the Armed forces, hence the name Military Durga Devi Temple.

The temple is good and is exceptionally well maintained. The architecture resembles the classic Dravidian architecture of the medival Karnataka. Styles and sculptures from Chalukya, Hoysala and Vijayanagara times ca...

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The foundation stone of Military Mahadev Temple was laid on January 18, 1954. The temple was opened to public on January 24, 1955 by Lieutenant General S. M. Shrinagesh, General Officer and Commander-in-Chief Southern Command. It has undergone renovations with a new dome built in the original style and carvings similar to those in other South Indian temples. The temple remarkably clean and well-maintained. It is so called because of its long-standing use for worship by army personnel and of course, it was later thrown open to the public. The mini zoo and the Shivteerth are added attractions to...

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Naviltirtha
70 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Naviltirtha (also written Navilateertha) is a village in Savadatti taluk of Belagavi district, Karnataka. It is a well-known picnic spot. The place derives its name as so many peafowls are found here. It is located at a distance of 70 kms from Belagavi city.

It has a Dam (called Renuka Sagara or Naviluteertha Dam or Malaprabha Dam) that was built in 1974 across Malaprabha river. This dam is the shortest dam in Karnataka with a height of 155 m and 41 m length with four gates. The place has also religious as well as spiritual importance. It is said that Shri Kumaraswamiji of Tapovan,...

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Parasgad Fort is a ruined hill fort in the Belgaum district of Karnataka state, India. The magnificent fort of Parashghad, dating back to the 10th century and built by famous rulers of Ratta dynasty Parasgad Fort is located about two kilometres south of Saundatti village, and stands on the south-west edge of a range of hills immediately overlooking the black soil plain down below. The hill which measures about 500 metres (1,640 ft) from north to south and about 300 metres (984 ft) from east to west, is irregular, and a good deal is covered with prickly pear and brushwood. Its sides are rocky a...

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Rajhansgad Fort
15 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Rajhunsgad is surrounded by greenery of farms and fields with rice as a major crop. Yellurgad (Yellur Fort) located within the vicinity of Belagavi Taluka, on hillock with a breathtaking view. It is situated nearly 2,500 ft (762 m) above sea level. According to sources, this Fort dates back to history many centuries ago among different kingdom and its rulers including the Yadavas, Hoysalas, Bahamani, Adilshahi, Peshwas-Marathas. It is located at a distance of 15 kms from Belagavi city.

The fort on top of hill is visible from almost all areas of Belagavi. An awesome view of Belgaum ...

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Rakaskop
16 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Located at a distance of some 16 kms away from Belgaum, Rakaskop is a village whose name literally translated to 'Village of Demon'. As per legend, villagers believe that a demon lived in the hillock nearby the village. Also they state that the huge laterite which looks like a human seated is the example for the demon dwelled in the hillock. Nearby the village river Markendya is flowing across which a water reservoir was built and used for water supply.

The Rakaskop reservoir is on the verge of getting dry as there has been very less rain in this month. Still there is about 5 feet ...

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Ramakrishna Mission Ashram in Belgaum is the blessed house of Shri Haripada Mitra where Swami Vivekanada had spent his Parivrajaka days from 16 to 27 October in 1892. His first three days were spent as guest of a lawyer of the city Shri Sadashiv Balakrishnapant Bhate, fondly known as Bhausaheb.

The state government had handed this place over to Ramakrishna Math and Mission for its maintenance. Once it was handed over, Reverend Swami Purushottamanandji was asked to take charge of this centre. Reverend Swamiji when executed a survey of the building’s construction, it was found t...

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Safa Masjid, Belgaum
Within Belagavi city limits
Architecture

Safa Masjid is a mosque located in the Belgaum Fort premises near the Central Bus Stand in the city of Belgavi.

It is one of the old Masjids built by King Ali of Bijapur. Safa Masjid was completed in 1519 by Asad Khan Lari (testified by the Persian inscription). The main entrance is made with big wooden doors. The pillars of mosque have exquisite inscriptions in a hybrid of Nagari and Persian styles. It is believed that two of the pillars are from Indian temples and has Kannada inscriptions in Nagari scripts. One pillar, dated 1199 AD, is credited to Ratta King Kartaveerya IV an...

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Sharquat Park, Belgavi
Within Belagavi city limits
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Sharquat Park is a recently added landmark to the Belgaum Cantonment on the occasion of Sharquat Day. It is situated at only 1-1. 5 km from the Belgaum city centre.

Sharquat Park was inaugurated on 29th of October, 2014. To commemorate the heroic actions of 114 Mahratta, now known as the Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre, who brought glory to the nation during World War I, by capturing the heights of Sharquat, now in Iraq, on the occasion of Sharquat Day, this park was inaugurated. It was inaugurated by Brigadier Santosh Kurup, president, Cantonment Board and Commandant o...

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Shimbola Waterfalls, Belgaum
65 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Shimbola waterfalls is a famous tourist attraction in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of 65 kms from Belagavi.

Shimbola waterfalls is located at the central part of western ghats in the belgaum district of karnataka. The Shimbola stream cascades from a height of 200 feet. It produces one of the mesmerizing falls of shimbola. As the shimbola falls is located near chorla, it offers a perfect trekking spot for adventure enthusiasts. The trekking trail is for around 200km. It takes you to and fro through the deep valleys and dense forests. You experience the mist at the tree t...

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Shree Mauli Devi Temple is located in Belgaum. This is one of the famous hindu temple in Belagavi. It is located at a distance of 44 kms from Belagavi city.

There is an idol of Mata Mauli Devi inside the temple. Shree Mauli Devi temple is located near the Kankumbi village. Kankumbi village is at the border of Goa and Karnataka. This place is at the top of the Chorala ghat. The temple is located in the dense forest and is rich in natural beauty. It has wonderful rental hotel called delta forest lodge. Also there is a famous asas surla waterfall a few hundred feet ahead the temple....

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Shri Hari Mandir, Belgaum
Within Belagavi city limits

Shri Hari Mandir is located in Belgaum in karnataka.

Shri hari mandir is the temple of Shree Kalavati Devi. Kalavati Devi is commonly known as 'Aai' which means mother. Shree kalavati Devi's samathi is in the temple. She is popular in Karnataka and Maharashtra. Shri Hari Mandir shakhas can be found even in the far west. Here the bajana program takes place everyday from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Also nityopasana takes place between 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM. There are 3 daily routine prayers session that takes place. There are 2 most special events that takes place in the Shri Hari Mandir, Holy...

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Shri Mallikarjun Temple, Belgaum
11 kms from Belagavi city limits

Shri Mallikarjun Temple is near Murgud city, Kadgaon. This temple is quite far from the the city, Belgaum. It is 11 kms away from Sankeshwar city.

Shri mallikarjun temple is very old and unique temple near belgaum. Around this temple there is also one more temple and an ashram nearby. This place is a devotee of lord shiva. All devotees come here to relax there mind and have some peace. The temple has all the basic facilities for travellers. It requires almost a half day for the travellers to reach the shri mallikarjun temple from the city center. Facility of public conveyance is ...

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Siddeshwar Temple Kanbargi, Belgaum
10 kms from Belagavi city limits
Architecture

Siddeshwar temple is a Hindu temple that lies in Kanbargi. The temple is about 10 kms from the Belagavi city centre. It lies after the auto nagar and on atop a hill.

Siddeshwar temple is a temple of Lord Shiva. The temple is built in some sort of cave in the middle of a small hill. Also the architecture of the temple is unique. Also the temple is known as the Dakshin Kashi. The place is accessible by roads till the end. From the roads one has to climb about 50 steps to go to the top. The place is quite pleasant and relaxing. The beautification of works are going on like a garden,...

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St Estevam Island
98 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Located in North Goa at a distance of 98 kms from Belagavi and 40 km from Vasco Da Gama, St. Estevam Island is a small and beautiful village, popular for its picturesque view and breath-taking elegant surroundings. It is also known as Ilha de Jua or Zuvem. Presently, the island is located in the Tiswadi district and covers an area of 8. 2 square kilometer. Among the various titles given to this place, the most famous are 'Xhakecho Zunvo' (Island of Vegetables) and Ilha de Verde (Green Island). The island is named after the Lusonised St. Steven.

The people living in the locality ...

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St. Mary's Church is located in the Cantonment area of Belgaum and was built in 18th century AD. It was constructed on April 15, 1869 by the then Governor of the Bombay Precedence. The church is the property of the Bombay Diocesan Trust Association, an organization based in Bombay looking after properties of Anglican Christian church all over western India. The Trust has now undertaken the renovation of the church along with the compound wall. The design of St Mary’s Church was conceptualized by one Rev. Francis. Gell

St. Mary's Church was built entirely using Gokak pink stones...

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Sundi Waterfalls
27 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Sundi waterfalls is a very charming and cool place located on the outskirts of Mahipalgad. It is at a distance of 27 kms from the Belgaum city. The waterfall is encircled on all sides by lush green trees, adding up to the beauty of the place.

The water of the Sundi falls from over 50 feet and is crystal clear, making the view extremely beautiful. The depth of the water is not much allowing one to play in the water without any danger. But the water level can rise suddenly during monsoons due to heavy rainfall. Also, there are big rocks which may hurt if walking barefoot. The flow...

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Surla Falls
50 kms from Belagavi city limits
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One of the most beautiful natural sites in the state of Karnataka is Surla falls. It is located in the Belgaum district around 50 kms from Belagavi. The place is surrounded with natural beauty and scenic sights. It is a paradise for nature lovers. The fall is 300 feet deep and is called “Venezuela of Karnataka”. Its amazing picturesque view and Greenland around makes it a perfect trekking location.

The trek begins from Kalsa in Karnataka; it runs through the rocky beds of Kalsa stream. Moving forward, trek route passes through Kalsa falls before reaching Surla falls. This moderate l...

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Tillari Dam
20 kms from Belagavi city limits
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A weekend spot for the people of nearby towns, Tillari Dam is situated in Dodamarg Taluka, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is one of the largest dams in the area and is built on the Tillari River. It is a joint project by Maharashtra and Goa Governments. The dam is distanced about 20 kms from Belagavi near the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

The construction of the dam began in 1986 by the agreement of both governments of Maharashtra and Goa. The dam was constructed completely in May 2009. It has a capacity of 1,514 km. There was no announcement or ceremony before startin...

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46/48 Places to Visit in Belagavi (Belgaum)

A beautiful waterfall located in north Karnataka in the Belgaum district. It is situated in between the village of Gavali and Chapoli on an elevated hillock. The whole region is surrounded by mountainous forests. This fall is distanced at about 60 kms from Belagavi. The fall staggers from a height of 200ft to reach the ground. Vajrapoha falls are quite popular among youngsters and the place is loaded with visitors on weekends.

There are two different views of this waterfall, one of them is from the top of the fall and viewing it from the side and the other view is from the front. Bot...

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Vazira Sakla Waterfalls
55 kms from Belagavi city limits
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The Vazra Sakla Falls at Chorla Ghat is one of the most attractive landmarks of the region. This fall lie on the fringes of the Goa-Maharashtra-Karnataka borders. It is positioned at around 55 kms from Belagavi. These falls are famous for its attractive scenic beauty and it gets a number of visitors every year. Vazra Sakla falls are also known as 'Twin Waterfalls'.

These falls has a height of 143 meters. The waters from these twin falls join the Valvanti River in Virdi village in Maharashtra. This place is surrounded by rocks and cliffs which gives the sight a breathtaking look. It i...

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48/48 Places to Visit in Belagavi (Belgaum)
Yogikolla
80 kms from Belagavi city limits
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Yogikolla is a small village in Gokak Taluk in Belgaum District of Karnataka state. The place derives its name from a valley, which is between horseshoe-shaped rocky hills. It is a great place for trekking, located around 80 kms from Belagavi. This village is packed with beautiful valleys and scenic sights.

This village has many popular spots to attract travelers. There is a cave opening in the middle of the hill. There is a spot located on top of the hill where beneath rock roofing is the Mallikarjun Linga and the image of Boramma [Bramaramba] seated on a Nandi, it resembles a templ...

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