Ainapur is a village in the Belgaum districtof Karnataka bordering Maharashtra. Sugarcane is the product which makes the place well-known in the region. It is located 8.5 km away from the historic city of Bijapur, also in Karnataka. Due to its proximity with Maharashtra, both Marathi and Kannada-speakers dwell in the region.
Places to Stay
Ainapur as a village does not have options when it comes to the issue of lodging. However the neighbouring city of Bijapur offers a wide variety of options when it comes to budget hotels. Some of the names which feature in the list Madhuvan International (Tariff – Rs. 600), Pleasant Stay Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Pearl Hotel ((Tariff – Rs. 600) and Navaratna International Hotel ((Tariff – Rs. 600).
The official languages of Ainapur are both Kannada and Marathi. Hindi is also widely understood.
The important festivals of the region are Diwali, Vishu, Holi and Ganesh Chathurthi.
Places of Interest
The village does not have places of tourist attraction. Bijapur, however, has an unending list of tourist spots of national fame. Among them the Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rauza, Asar Mahal, Jami Masjid and the lord Shiva statue deserve specific mention. All these places are located within the city itself, except the Shiva statue which is situated 5 km away from Bijapur.
How to Get There
Kolhapur airport in Maharashtra is the nearest airport at a distance of 67 km.
Sangli Railway Station is the major railway station in the area located around 43 km away from Ainapur. Kudachi and Ugar Khurd railway stations are the other nearby options.
Kudchi is the nearest town to Ainapur with direct bus services to the village. Options of Volvo buses are available in the area too. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets.