Belgaum is located in the north west region of Karnataka bordering Goa and Maharashtra. Because of its proximity to Maharashtra, you can a mix of Marathi and Kannada speaking people.
Belgaum's history goes back more than 800 years. Since then it has seen many rulers and kingdoms come and go. If you read below you can recount the history of Belgaum.
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Inside the city, the old town area of Vadgaon and Angol with its cotton and silk weavers stands beside the modern, bustling, tree lined British Cantonment area. There are a lot of traders from around Karnataka and the neighboring state of Maharashtra who sell mainly clothes and other products
Belgaum is located about 560 km from Bangalore (Bengaluru) and 150 km from Goa. Nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats, it enjoys a cool, salubrious climate and is surrounded by natural beauty in the form of rivers, hills and dense evergreen forests.
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Places to see in Belgaum
Though Belgaum itself doesn't have many atteractions, you can however use it as a stopover see other destinations such as Goa, Hubli-Dharwad, Bijapur and Bidar.
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