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Badami Fort in Badami

·  Summer: (20°C-42°C) Extremely hot
·  Winter: (13°C-32°C) Moderately cool and pleasant.
·  Monsoon: July to September. Moderate to heavy rainfall.

Best time to visit:  September to February

Opening Time: 09:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week

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Huge rocks acting as natural walls, steep walkways and small ponds everywhere – Badami Fort is no less than an invigorating mystery that unfolds in an exciting manner. It is incredible to explore various sections of the fort that includes grand entrance points, granaries, temples and exquisitely carved figures all over the place. Canons and bastions make special appearances and some breathtaking views from the watchtower can keep one amused.  

The fort is stretched on the northern and southern sides of the Agasthya Lake over two hills. Two Shivalaya complexes in the North Fort are simply admirable for their architecture and mystic environment. In fact, the whole of the fort enjoys seclusion and peace and can be a wonderful treat for those seeking solitude.

Prefer to hire a guide to completely enjoy the trip to these historical fort which stands in full glory even after hundreds of years of its construction. The climb to the fort is difficult can be exhausting. Beware of monkeys, slippery rocks and thorns.

Road: Many bus routes lead to Badami from where one can take auto-rickshaws, taxis or horse-carts to visit the fort located close to the State Highway 57. One can also choose to walk the distance from the city centre to reach the place.

Railway: Badami has its own railway station which is about 5 km. away from the fort. Auto-rickshaws and horse-carts are available for enjoyable rides to the fort.

Airway: Belgaum Airport (about 139 km. away) is the closest airport to the fort. The airport has flight connectivity with the domestic and international airport of Bangalore.