Basavakalyana's history dates back to 3000 years with its name being mentioned in Guru Charitra.
Before India's independence, Basavakalyana was called Kalyani. After independence and division of states on linguistic basis in 1956, Kalyana was renamed as BasavaKalyana in memory of Vishwaguru Basavanna, a great revolutionary who established Anubhava Mantapa (spiritual democracy) in 12th century India.
Basavakalyana was ruled by Western Chalukyas, Kalachuris of Kalyani, Yadavas of Devagiri, Kakatiyas, Delhi Sultanate, Bahamani Sultanate (Bidar, Gulbarga), Bidar Sultanate, Bijapur Sultanate, Mughals and Hyderabad Nizams.
There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Basavakalyan. Nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
171 km away
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD), Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshBasavakalyan
284 km away
Chikkalthana Airport (IXU), Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Basavakalyan does not have an train station. Nearest option is Bhalki.
36 km away
Bhalki (BHLK), Bhalki, KarnatakaBasavakalyan
41 km away
Kalgupur (KCP), Kalgupur, Karnataka
You can easily get regular buses to Basavakalyan from other major cities of the country.
Bus Station(s): Basavakalyan , Basavakalyan
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