Bellary is a modest district in the Indian State of Karnataka. It was a municipality till 2004 and was retitled to Ballari in 2014. The region is on level grounds with about an elevation 495 meters above the sea level. The land has the archetypal Deccan Plateau feature with black soil and granite hillocks. This gives the travelers a great opportunity to witness the glorifying vista of a gray yet graceful cityscape during the sunrises & sunsets. Bellary is the city of textile industry in Karnataka as the cotton production is maximum in this region. The city lies midway to Hyderabad form Bengaluru and hence an important & lively tourist stop during a road trip or a cross state tour.
Bellary has every amenities of tourism to make the visit of travelers as memorable and comfortable as possible. The Bellary Fort is the most visited tourist spot in the region that was built atop the granite Ballari Gudda during the rule of Vijayanagar Empire. Other popular sightseeing spots in Bellary are the Bellary Zoo, the Durgamagudi Temple, the Lakshmi Narashima Temple, the Kumaraswamy Temple, the Kaladham, the Royal Enclosures and an intriguing trip to the ruins of Vijayanagar in Hampi.