Gokak Falls
Gokak, Gokak falls, Ghataprabha River, Malaprabha river, Chalukya, Belgaum
Gokak, Gokak falls, Ghataprabha River, Malaprabha river, Chalukya, Belgaum
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Gokak Falls


The Gokak waterfall is located at a distance of 6 km from Gokak on the Ghataprabha River in the Belgaum district.

The Ghataprabha River separated from the Malaprabha river by the Belgaum hills flows through the black soil plains before it enters the rocky belt of Gokak.
After a long winding course, Ghataprabha River takes a leap of 170 ft over the sandstone cliff. The cliff is in a picturesque gorge of the Gokak valley and is in the shape of a horseshoe. Except the width and color of the water, the general characteristics of the fall, height, shape and speed look a lot like Niagara Falls on a smaller scale. The dull roar of the falls can be heard long before it attained.

There is a hanging bridge across the river, about 201 meters and its height above the bed rock is measuring about 14 meters. Only 30 people are allowed at a time inside the bridge.

There is an old electricity generation station and electricity was generated here for the first time in the country in 1887.

One interesting feature of this place is the monuments from the Chalukya era that are found on either bank of the rocky gorge. Another attraction of this place is the very old river-front temple dedicated to Lord Mahalingeshwara, built in the Later Chalukyan style of architecture.


Best time to visit Gokak Falls: July to October

Accommodations are available at Gokak.

Distance from Gokak Falls
1. Belgaum: 65 km


How to get there

Nearest Airport: Belgaum

Nearest Railhead: Ghataprabha railway station near Gokak

Road: KSRTC buses ply regularly from Belgaum to the falls.




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