Located in the state of Karnataka, Belgaum rests in the foothills of the Western Ghats well known for its locale brimming with natural beauty such as those of dense evergreen forests, rivers, and hills. It is 502 km from Bangalore and has been voted as one of the top weekend getaway spots by youngsters and others alike. With its eminent tourist spots and cool climate, the best things to do in Belgaum have undergone a makeover with their recent improvements. Sindhudurg district, Jamboti, and Amboli are some of the major attractions in Belgaum while other historical sites, temples, mosque, and churches exist in the areas around. Kamala Basti fort, Kapileshwar temple (South Kashi), Revansiddeshwar Temple at Hunshevari in the valleys of Kakati and Siddeshwar Temple in Kanbargi are the other religious sites that attract a horde of crowds while the hills of Vaijnath and Ramtirth waterfalls are the eminent natural attractions there.
Belgaum is more widely known for its cultural blend of the influential states of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, which gives it a rich heritage worth witnessing. Belgaum combines a good 1278 villages and each of them is different in their way of living, implying a strong influence of the surrounding states. The best things to do in Belgaum include visiting the historical sites like Veer Soudha, experiencing the Belgaum vegetable market at 10 in the morning when the freshest of vegetables steal the show and allowing yourself to devour the unique Belgavi typical street food such as Gural chutney and alepak. Reaching Belgaum is as easy as a pie as the place is open to all sorts of traveling mediums such as those of bus, train, and plane. Since it is located on the main Indian Railways network, the district is linked to major destinations like Mangalore, Mysore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Pune, and others.