Basavana Bagewadi in India is an important center of pilgrimage for people of the Lingayat faith. It is located in Bijapur district of Karnataka state. This is the birth place of Basavanna, the founder of the Lingayat and is therefore an important center of pilgrimage for Lingayats.
Basavana Bagewadi, which is situated 43 kilometers from Bijapur, is the birthplace of Saint Basaveshwara. Basavana Bagewadi in Bijapur is dotted with temples. The temples are rich in architecture and are exquisitely carved. This place is flocked by devotees throughout the year. They visit many temples here and appreciate the scenic beauty that the place offers. These attractions are a must see on your Bijapur tour.
Some of the important places for sightseeing in Bijapur, which lie in close proximity to Basavana Bagewadi are:
 From the book "Vachana", pub: Basava Samiti Bangalore 2012.