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Address: Bagalkot District, Pattadakal, India
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Beautiful Architecture

A magnificent place where the oldest temple is from the 7th Century AD. One can see the progression of the artistry from Aihole Hampi to Pattadakal. Truly a fabulous place for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A magnificent place where the oldest temple is from the 7th Century AD. One can see the progression of the artistry from Aihole Hampi to Pattadakal. Truly a fabulous place for coronations in the 7th - 9th centuries.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The complex has many to temples and this is the latest and the main...its best to see the temple during the sunrise or sunset..the colors just mesmerize you

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you love history and historical places, this is the place to be. So clean and neatly maintained. Amazing views and structures. There is a complex of temple and you will be mesmerized to view all. Its a world heritage site and true to its nature has wonderful values. Do not miss having Rotti meals outside the complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

One of the main monument of the pattadakal temples its architecture is nice and you can find beautiful carving over walls of temple

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Temple is located 23 KM from Badami in Pattakadal.very beautiful & properly maintained by ASI . you will love visiting this place. Accomodation is not there ,so need to stay in Badami

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The architecture of the temple is mesmerizing. The columns are decorated with intricate artwork. Inside the temple we had a good darshan too. Situated near the foot of hemakuta hills. Walking distance from sasivekallu and kadalekallu Ganapathi attractions. Took some snaps. Again like any other place lots of monkeys around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Largest of all the monuments in Pattadakal. Denotes the architectural skills of ancient times. Built by lokamahadevi of Pallava dynasty. This is temple is inspiration for building Kailasantha temple in Ellora.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

There are Beautiful sculptors outside and beautiful carvings on the pillars inside the temple. There is a huge nandi just opposite this temple. Amazing architecture !!

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is the site where the early Chalukyan kings used to be crowned. This is one of the three great centres of temple construction, the others being Aihole and Badami. This temple is an example of Dravida Vimana style architecture with square roof. The temple is said to be built by Queen Koamahadevi to commemorate the victory of King Vikramaditya... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

The only temple in the complex where worship still happens - good carvings inside of stories from Ramayana, Mahabharatha and Panchatantra. They were pretty cool about allowing photographs inside the temple, where as it is not allowed in most temples anywhere. It is overlooking the Malaprabha river, which as almost dry. There is a huge Nandi opposite the temple entrance.

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