Holiday Trip in Badami

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Badami (erstwhile known as Vatapi) is a historical town in the Bagalkot district of the state of Karnataka. Renowned for the rock cut and other structural temples, this place was once the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. In fact, the heritage cities of Badami, Bijapur and Bida are known in travel parlance as Karnataka's 'Northern Circuit' for tourists who love to explore history and interesting monuments, forts and temples. Post Chalukyas, Badami was also came in the possession of the Vijayanagar Kings, the Adil Shahis, the Savanur Nawabs, the Marathas, Hyder Ali and finally, the British who annexed it to the Bombay Presidency. Apart from the heritage monuments, Badami is also famous for beautiful rosewood and sandalwood sculptures & handicrafts, paintings, Lambani jewelry, silk sarees, incense sticks, sandalwood oil and handlooms. If you are a history lover, then checkout Badami holiday packages on and get ready to explore Badami!
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Best Sightseeing Places in Badami

This means when you are in here, mark a visit to this place on your Badami tour itinerary.

Cave Temples:
One of the most important places to visit in your Badami tour itinerary is these cave temples. Located atop a flight of 200 steps, the temple complex has four ancient rock- cut caves sated with bracket figures and beautifully carved pillars.
Badami Fort:
A rough, steep and winding flight of steps from caves 2 and 3 lead to the magnificent Badami fort. Within the ramparts of the fort, you can find a large granary, an underground chamber which might have been served as a treasury or private audience hall and many other architectural marvels. The fort's chief attraction is the Tipu's cannon.
Agasthya-Tirtha Lake:
This 5th century Lake is situated beneath the cave temples and believed to be holy due to the healing powers of the lake water. The Bhoothanatha temples are located on the eastern banks Agasthya-Tirtha Tank.
Bhoothanatha and Malegitti Temples:
The Bhoothanatha temple houses an 18-armed Shiva, Mahishamardini Durga, Ganesh, Varaha and Nrisingha incarnations of Vishnu as deities. The pillared hallway is adorned with exquisite artwork. The Malegitti Visalia Temple (late 7th century) is another major attraction of Badami.

Best Time for Holidaying in Badami

The best time to visit Badami is from October to March, when the temperature ranges from 10 to 32 degrees Celsius. The weather during this time is pleasant and cool to witness many cultural festivals and activities. So, make your Badami trip plans accordingly. Moreover, the time duration between October and March is the best to enjoy sightseeing and other outdoor activities.

Must Buy Things from Badami

Shopping is a fun experience in Badami with a variety of items alluring a tourist or shopaholic here. Can be called as a shoppers' paradise, this place has plenty of shops selling hand-crafted items, rosewood carved handicrafts, beautiful sandalwood sculptures or rosewood carved handicrafts and of course its unique silk sarees. Some of the must buy items which you must get from here during your Badami vacation are sandalwood sculptures, perfumes, incense sticks, sandalwood oil, wood carvings, metal lamps, inlay work, Bijapur jewellery, paintings and handlooms along with Lambani jewellery, handlooms from Guledgudda. You can also buy some local hand-made jewellery which would surely make for some great souvenirs to take back home.

Explore Options to Reach Badami

Before booking Badami holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can reach to this beautiful city of Odisha.
By Air
The nearest domestic airport is to Badami is Belgaum Airport (190 KM away) and the closest international airports are Hyderabad Airport (413 KM away) and Bangalore Airport (460 KM away). You can hire taxis or use bus services to reach Badami from the airports.
By Train
Badami has its own railway station connecting the city to major cities in Karnataka. Badami lies on the Hubli-Sholapur rail route.
By Road
Badami city is well connected to other cities of India via good motorable roads to the major cities of South India such as Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai. State transport buses ply regular bus service between these cities. So, choose any of the traveling modes and enjoy comfortable Badami travel.
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