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.
Belgaum, also known as Belagavi is a vibrant little city in the state of Karnataka. Located on the northern foothills of the Western Ghats, Belgaum city serves as the Administrative headquarters of Belgaum District which shares its borders with the neighboring states of Maharashtra and Goa. It is situated at a distance of 505 km from Bangalore and Mumbai, and just 100 km from Panjim, Goa.
Belgaum has a plethora of experiences that include exploring the beautiful Kamal Basti, the rushed shopping in Khade Bazaar and Ganpati Galli, Street food hunting near Ramdev Circle and the long rides to Tilari, Amboli, Sundi (Mahipalgad), Jamboti, etc. Dandeli is just 86 km from Belgaum and provides the folks visiting Belgaum with adventure water sports.
Belgaum is also known as Kunda Nagari for the famous sweet confectionary, Kunda, made from Milk, Sugar, Love and other secret ingredients. The foundation stone of Belgaum was laid in the 12th Century, and the city has been growing ever since. The region under Belgaum has a pleasant climate throughout the year due to the right distance from the nearest sea (Arabian Sea) and the hills that surround Belgaum and block the heat waves from the sea.