Belgaum is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the fourth largest city of the state of Karnataka. The city which was formerly known as "Venugrama" or the "Bamboo Village" is admired for its rich cultural and historical heritage. Beautifully snuggled amidst the Western Ghats, the city is a fine amalgamation of old and new. The old part of the city is largely known for cotton and silk weaving units while the modern city has all the features of a modern township. It offers a great value for traditions as it is elegantly dotted with temples and churches. The city has a rich cultures heritage which need to be showcased properly.
The Culture of Belgaum is a perfect fusion of cultures of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa as it lies very close to these states. One can find vibrancy of Goa, glitter of Maharashtra with all the characteristics of the culture of Karnataka. The history of Belgaum can be traced back to 2nd Century A.D. There are numerous structures in the city that speaks volumes about the history of this city in the state of Karnataka.
Due to heavy rainfall the city is also called Malenadu or Rain Country and the vegetation. It is why you can find large stretches of greenery round the year. Over the years, the city has improved for better and Belgaum has been metamorphosed into a city with all the salient features of modernity. Owing to these developments government of Karnataka has proposed to make it second capital. The city lies midway between Mumbai and Bangalore and has potential to emerge as a city of future.
For travelers, there are various tourist attraction in Belgaum like Kapileshwara Temple , Safa Mosque, Belgaum Fort, Gokak falls, Rakaskop. To cater to the guest there are a host of accommodations in the city.
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Development of Airports in Small Cities - 18 Mar 2015
The AAI has undertaken the construction of small airports in Hubli and Belgaum in Karnataka, Kishangarh in Rajasthan, Jharsuguda in Odisha and Tezu... are: Hubli and Belgaum in Karnataka, Kishangarh in Rajasthan, Jharsuguda
BJP releases list of 52 Lok Sabha Candidates - 08 Mar 2014
. 1 Chikkodi Shri Ramesh V. Katti Sitting MP 7. 2. 2 Belgaum Shri Suresh C
India elected chairman of International Sugar Council - 02 Dec 2011
was brought under cultivation of sugar beet in Belgaum District of Karnataka
M B Samaga to get 'Aravinda Kannada Award' - 24 Oct 2011
at a function to be held in Belgaum on December 4. Samaga is editing 'Dehali
CRPF sets up four special training institutions to counter Maoists - 23 Sep 2011
intelligence and also another to detect explosives (IED) as well as one at Belgaum where
Malegaon blast accused not part of RSS: Ram Madhav - 11 Feb 2011
Mutalik (32), from Gokak in Karnataka's Belgaum district. The police
Maharashtra Congress delegation meets Sonia Gandhi over Belgaum issue - 17 Jul 2010
between Maharashtra and Karnataka over Belgaum got revived after the central
Marathi speaking areas of Karnataka should be declared Union Territory: Chavan - 13 Jul 2010
,including Belgaum, as a Union Territory till a court decision was arrived... on Belgaum issue. Chavan demand came even as government buses of Maharashtra and Karnataka continued to be targeted over the vexed Belgaum issue
Maharashtra stops plying buses to Karnataka over demand for Belgaum - 13 Jul 2010
as fresh violence had broken out between people in both states over the Belgaum issue... a demand that Belgaum be included in Maharashtra. In separate incidents
Karnataka Police detains five for role in Bangalore blasts - 21 Apr 2010
in Belgaum District. Police said that after the attack all team members
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