Belgaum happens to be the fourth largest city in Karnataka. It is referred to as the ‘Sugar Bowl of Karnataka’ for the massive sugar cultivation done here. It is also known as the ‘Bread Basket / Rice Bowl’ of Karnataka for the vast production of fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, fish, mining and wood. As one of the major textile centers with over 50,000 power looms, Belgaum is popular for Belgaum saris and Khadi-based products. Automotive manufacturing and professional based educational institutions make Belgaum a trading and knowledge-based city.
Budget Hotels in Belgaum
There are good budget hotels in Belgaum. Some of them are Anupam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards), Ramdev International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards), and Keerthi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards).
The official language of Belgaum is Kannada. The other languages spoken here are Marathi and English.
Events in Belgaum
The important event of Belgaum is Ganesh Chaturthi held in August/September.
Places to See in Belgaum
There are several places of tourist attraction in Belgaum. Some of the places include Sule Bhavi Temple (5 km), Shree Revan Siddeshwar Temple (7 km), Jamboti (25 km), and Vajrapoha Falls (26 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport to this place is the Belgaum Airport located in Sambra which is approximately 10 km away.
Belgaum railway station is approximately 6 km away from the city itself.
Travellers can reach Belgaum from places such as Ahmedabad, Mangalore, Mysore, Baroda, Manipal and Bidar to name a few. Tourists and commuters have a wide choice of bus operators, including companies like VRL Travels, SRS Travels and Ganesh Travels & Tours. Ticketgoose.com’s bus reservation facility has never been easier through its mobile apps.
A city municipality in the Raichur district of Karnataka, Raichur is located between Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers. Thriving mainly on agriculture, the city has many Rice and Cotton processing industries. Raichurhas its own Thermal Power Station in Shakthinagar, which is one of the most visited places in the city. Raichur is well connected by road and rail to all the major cities in the south of India.
Budget Hotels in Raichur
There are many hotels in Raichur. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Nrupatunga, Priya Hotel, Abid Hotel and Hotel Asian that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Kannada is the Local Language here.
Events in Raichur
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Ugadi, Dussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Raichur
Places of interest within 2kms of the bus stand includes the Raichur Fort, AamTalab, Jami Masjid,EkMinar Ki Masjid, PirSailani Shah Tomb and EkMinar Masjid.
How to Get There
Raichurhas its own airport
Raichurhas its railway station
Raichur bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRS Travels and VRL Travelsruns regular buses to and from the town. Make use of a Volvo bus service when you are travelling anywhere in India and travel in comfort.