Discovering Belgaum Fort: A Trip into History and Culture

Belgaum Fort in Karnataka is an old fort from 1204 AD. It's known for its history and beautiful design.

The fort was made by Jaya Raja from the Ratta Dynasty. Over time, different rulers took over, including the Yadavas, Mughals, Marathas and the British.

The fort covers 668,901 square meters and has an oval shape. It has beautiful red stone work with designs from Hindu, Jain and Muslim styles.

Next to the fort, there's a peaceful lake called Belgaum Fort Lake. It's a nice place for relaxing and picnics.

The fort is open from 8:30 in the morning until 6 in the evening. It costs ₹25 for local people and ₹150 for visitors from other places. If you want to take pictures, it's an extra ₹50.

The fort is near the Belagavi bus stand, so it's easy to get to. It shows a lot about the city's history.

People like the fort for its quiet and impressive design. They feel it's a place full of culture and peace.