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 town in Rajasthan, Pali is the headquarters of the Pali District. Located in the duthariya region, Pali lies on the banks of the river Bandi. The town is also known as ‘The Industrial City’ in the state. Pali is located 35kms south east of Jodhpur.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Pali. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Ghanerao Castle, Hotel Happy Home and Kesar Hotel that offers rooms from Rs.1000 onwards
Annual festivals like Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here. The Godwar Festival held in March celebrates the art and culture of the region.
Hindi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Bangur Museum, Lakhotia Garden, Somnath Mandir, Baoris and Maharana Pratap Smarak are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The Jodhpur Airport is 72km from Pali and is the nearest airport to this place.
Pali has its own railway station
Pali bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators Shree Mahaveer Travels, Four Hans Travels, Kalpana Travels, Sethi Yatra Company and Dashmesh Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Volvo bus ticket booking has become very popular amongst travellers in India.