Belgaum is a beautiful heritage city in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, which is situated close to its borders with Maharashtra and Goa. The city is around 2,500 ft (762 m) above the sea level and is the headquarters of Belgaum district. Belgaum is also the headquarters for the Belgaum division that comprises the districts of Bagalkot, Bijapur, Dharwad, Belgaum, Gadag, Uttara Kannada and Haveri. Nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats, Belgaum provides a mystic combination of history and natural beauty - many historical monuments, mosques, temples and churches dot the city and nearby, are some major waterfalls. So, checkout the Belgaum holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and explore the beauty of this captivating city.
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This picturesque waterfall is one of the most popular attractions near (around 60 away) Belgaum. Excluding its width and colour, the general features of the waterfall like its height, shape and speed are very similar to that of Niagara falls.
This ancient pre-muslim monument (fort) where mosques and temples co-exist in beautiful harmony was built in the 12th century AD by the local Ratta rulers. However, it was renovated from time to time by successive rulers.
Kamala Basti is one of the two Bastis within the walls of the fort, constructed in the late Chalukyan style in the year 1204 with 'the Neminatha idol' in black stone. The "Mukhamantapa" is the master piece with a well-executed lotus on the ceiling. Another ruined Jain temple is situated outside the Kamala Basti.
St. Mary's Church:
The St. Mary's church in Belgaum boasts of a remarkable architecture. Constructed in the year 1869, the church is made of gothic stone structure and features magnificent stained glass windows. Biblical drawings decorate the walls of the church. Some of the other famous churches include St. Xavier's church, the Cathedral of Our Lady, St. Anthony's church and Methodist church.