Bagalkot is famous for its temple festivities and its silk and traditional handloom. People throng to this place to take part in the many festivities like the Boat festival, the Virupaksha Temple Car Festival and the Chalukya Utsav. The town also brims with shops offering the most exquisite silk and handloom fabrics and sarees, intricate sandalwood carvings and statues depicting elephants, Gods and Goddesses and many other forms. Bagalkot is a place where you can indulge both your spiritual and material self. A visit to this town is incomplete without partaking in both the festivities and the shopping. Do remember to take along some empty bags when you visit this place and return with them filled with the best of what Bagalkot offers. A must for tourists of all ages and from diverse walks of life.