A city in Belgaum district of Karnataka, Bailhongalis an important place of pilgrimage. The city is also historically significant as many freedom fighters like Rani Chennammaand SangolliRayannahad lived here. The brave queen of Kittur, RaniChennammawho was held prisoner in Bailhongal was buried in the cityand her tomb is one of the main tourist attractions in Bailhongal.
Places to Stay
Bailhongalhas hotels located within a kilometre from the bus stand. Travellers visiting the city can find affordable accommodation at hotels like Hotel Deepa and Hotel Harsha that offer rooms from Rs.700 onwards.
Tthe annual religious festivals like Sankranthi, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Kannada is the official language here.
Places to Visit
BhartinandSwamiji MathInchal, SogalSomeshwarDevastana, Hafiz Bari Dargah, a Jamia Masjid, MurgodShriDuradundeshwara Mutt, MaradiBasaveswar Temple, KarimaniMallaya temple, Rani ChennammaMemorial, Bailhongal Fort, MaddiBhavi(Well) and Ramallinga Temple are all located within 1-2kms from the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Belgaum
The nearest railway station is at Belgaum
Bailhongalbus stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like VRLTravels and SRS Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the city. Bus booking portals like Ticketgoose.com facilitates cheap bus ticket booking because of which online bus booking has become popular amongst travellers.