Khanapur

Khanapur

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<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->Khanapur () is a Town Council in Belgaum district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is about 26&nbsp;km from Belgaum. The town is governed by the Khanapur Municipal Council. Khanapur taluka falls under Belgaum District. The town is on the Belgaum - Panaji National Highway 4A. Khanapur is well connected by train and road to important cities in Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Geography

Khanapur is located at . It has an average elevation of 649&nbsp;metres (2129&nbsp;feet).

Tourism and attractions

Khanapur is famous for its pottery industry which is run by khadi village gramodyog commission on the banks of Malaprabha River also a tourist spot named Chouda Musi a small British era bridge constructed over a small dam. Khanapur town's economy is agricultural based and is famous for cultivation of crops like sugarcane, rice, nachani (millet) etc. and fruits like chikoo, guava jackfruit etc. It is also famous for food items such as churmure (puffed rice), jaggery etc.

  • Kadamba period Bhuvaraha Narasimha temple at Halasi
  • Kadamba style Kamala Narayana Temple is at Degaon
  • Asoga - A village named Asoga on the banks of Malaprabha river is very attractive tourist place famous for its temple. This temple was built during the reign of Kadamba kings in the medieval period. Important scenes from the 70s hit movie 'Abhimaan' (featuring Amithabh Bacchan and Jaya bhaduri)were shot near the......
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