Kittur is a famous historical place located in Belgaum district of Karnataka. It holds high historical value in history as it was a famed residence of Queen Chennama of Kittur who lived between 1778 and 1829 AD. One can get a glimpse of ruins of the fort which was once served as a residence of Rani Chennama. Rani Chennama is a legend who fought against British Raj. AS a remembrance of Rani Chennama, there is an international school in Kittur was named as Kittur Rani Chennama International School. Kittur fort, Bailhongal jail wher Rani Chennama was imprisoned and died and Kittur Rani Chennama International School are the famous tourist attractions in Kittur.
Places to visit
It is a popular tourist attraction in Kittur. There is an archeological museum which displays weapons, swords, wooden doors, mail-coat, shields and several inscriptions and many more rare collections of sculptures and paintings.
It is a famous pilgrim and historical spot in Belgaum district of Karnataka. Bhartinand Swamiji Math, Hafiz Bari Dargah, Jamia Masjid and Sogal Someshwar Devastana are famous Hindus and Islam religious places. Kittur prison where Rani Chennama was imprisoned and died is also located here.
How to reach Kittur
Sambra arport is the nearest one, located 44 km from Belgaum city. From Belgaum, one can take local transports to reach Kittur.
Dharwad railway station is located 30 from Kittur is the closest railhead.
There are plenty of buses available to reach Kittur from all nearby cities of Karnataka.
In summer 22-40°C and in winter 10-32°C. Kittur is best visited throughout the year.