Situated towards the northwestern part of Karnataka, Belgaum is one of the oldest as well as largest cities in the state. It is situated at a distance of around 502 km from the capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore. The city is also connected by direct flights from Chennai and Bangalore.
Belgaum is perched at a height of about 2,500 ft above sea level and also serves as the headquarters of Belgaum district in the state. Bordered with states like Maharashtra and Goa, the city devours cultural diversity. Rich in historical background and natural beauty, Belgaum also serves as a popular tourist spot in the state. Belgaum Airport, located around 10 km from the main city has direct or indirect connectivity to various parts of the country. Besides, the city is also well linked by rail and road transport to its neighboring states and other main regions in India. The climate is pleasant all year round in Belgaum and it should be visited any time of the year except monsoon season, from June to September.
The city is known for its scenic beauty and historical significance. There are many serene waterfalls, historical sites, temples and unexplored palaces located in and around the city. Situated in the midst of the city, Belgaum Fort is a popular tourist attraction. The temples of Kamal Basti, Kapileshwar, Shani and Maruti are also frequently visited by many tourists. From Belgaum watch tower and sunset point, you can relish in the picturesque view of the surrounding city. Jamboti waterfall and Gokak waterfall, situated approximately 60 km from Belgaum are worth visiting during your trip. Some of the other popular tourist destinations in the vicinity include Amboli, Sindhudurg and Jamboti.
There are several restaurants and eating joints for both vegetarian and non-vegetarians all around the city. The cuisine here is a blend of Marathi and north Indian flavors. It is also great place to savor chaats and Maharashtrain delights in Karnataka. Kunda, kalakand and Mandige are the famous delicacies of Belgaum that you must have while in the city. Most of the good restaurants and eating joints are located near central bus station, railway station, Nehru nagar and Club road in the city, where you can savor local as well as other cuisines. The city is not really a shopper’s paradise; still you can shop for brassware items, handmade wooden toys, leather products and jewelry, which are easily available in local markets.
Flexible where you fly? Search nearby airports for bigger savings.
Airports near Belgaum
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.