Situated in the Western Ghats, the city of Belgaun is one place to crave for. The city has a lot to offer to its tourists from the lustrous rivers to a climate that might give you shrills, waterfalls that might keep you engaged all day long, hills and jungles which make up for the perfect landscape. A treasure trove of nature, this city boasts of lush green surroundings, temples and churches. The Maruti Temple and Kapileshwar Temple along with St. Mary's Church and St. Xavier's Church are some important pilgrim places. With this and much more, one has an option to explore a lot in this city.
Places To SeeYellamma Temple
This temple is one of the most sacred religious shrines in Belgaum. Devotees flock here to seek the deity’s blessings and pay their obeisance. The meditative environs calm the spirits. Belgaum Fort
The ancient fort is a massive fortification that houses several historical and religious monuments. The ramparts of the fort were surrounded by a moat to prevent enemy invasions. The fort is a testimony to the grandeur of the kings of yore and the neglect that it witnessed there on. Mal Maruti Temple
The temple is one of the most renowned Hanuman temples in Belgaum. While it attracts devotees every day, the maximum footfall is witnessed on Saturdays.
Things To DoThe Gokak Falls
Located on the Ghataprabha River, about six kilometers away from Gokak, the waterfall is a famous trekking site. The waterfall is shoe shaped at the crest. Water cascades over the sandstone cliff set in a gorge of a rugged valley resembles the Niagara Falls to an extent. During the rainy season, the water turns reddish brown and its dull roar can be heard from a distance. Handloom Cottage Industries Belgaum
Belgaum is famous for its silk sarees, most of which are skillfully crafted by the silk weavers in Vadgaon and Angol. Asha Kiran Planetarium
The planetarium consists of an Astronomy and Audio-Visual Education Research Centre. It is highly popular with the school children and school visits are a regular activity here.