Type: Land Fort
Height (Approx in ft.): 0
Base Village: Belgaum
Nearest Railway Station: Belgaum
How to reach:
The fort is located in the center of the city and is very near to the bus depot.
Time to reach from base village: 10 mins
What to see:
After entering the main door, towards the right, there is an ancient temple of Goddess Amba and Lord Ganesh. One can find many porches built for the guards. There are many monuments built in the fort during the Adilshah regime. Further, towards the left, there are offices of the Public Construction Works department.
Moving ahead, one comes across an arch shaped entrance and further to that there is a camp of The Maratha Light Infantry and the training unit of the Indian Army. Next to the training centre, there is a Jain temple called Kamal Basti. Built in black granite rock this temple is a beautiful example of the Chalukya architecture. There is an idol of Lord Neminath. There is also chandelier made of rock which is worth seeing. The temple was redeveloped and renovated by the Archeological Society of India. There are many Hindu temples depicting Chalukyan architecture however, the idols of Gods and Goddesses in these temples are missing. There are also two mosques which were built in the Adilshahi era called Safa and Jamiya.
Accommodation Facility: Not available
Food Facility: Not available
Drinking Water Facility: Available
Best Season to Visit: All the year