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another ancient place near badami

Aihole Karnataka -: ( 7th C.E. group of monuments) 25 Km from Badami these masterly sculptured... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Navjot S
,
Jalandhar, India
Grand and Beautiful

We visited this on our way from Hospet to Badami. Aihole which at one time was the capital of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ria110494
,
Kharagpur, India
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This ancient city, the first capital of the early Chalukyas, is home to hundreds of beautifully carved temples some of which date back to the 5th and 6th century.
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Bagalkot district, India

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Aihole Karnataka -: ( 7th C.E. group of monuments) 25 Km from Badami these masterly sculptured temples, illustrate the full spectrum of ancient philosophical icons & narrative traditions. The deep decorative carvings on the walls & ceilings depict talents & taste of eternal Indian heritage.

Thank Navjot S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this on our way from Hospet to Badami. Aihole which at one time was the capital of the Chalukyas is now a remote village housing some of the most beautiful works of the Chalukyas. There were many temple complexes here but most of...More

Thank Ria110494
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Aihole,it is consider to have enormous small temple artifacts sculptures and its compromised of different styles of architect but the drawback is it is well maintained inside but the roads to the destination is very bad......

Thank likhith k
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The cluster of temples in the complex is just awesome. Its a must visit place. The place is well maintained.

Thank swagan
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Very different in feel from thoses at Pattadaikal , which are already on the protected monument list. These are still within a rather dusty village and individually not as impressive though well worth the detour

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Aihole, known as the "Cradle of Indian architecture." There are over 150 temples scattered around the village. Its amazing to see the experimentation with styles that was undertaken by the artisans. The artisans worked on the rocks to create the earliest rock-cut shrines. The artisans...More

Thank Nilanjan
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Certainly visit the central site with its collection of temples. Very good state of repair and interesting design feature--rounded end on major temple. But there are many other temples spread throughout the village with houses and animals living side by side with the ancient structures....More

Thank chuckatbigsky
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Combined it with a visit to Badami and Pattadakal. Nice museum. Has good info about temple styles. Wish they had a book about it.

Thank FamilyOfThree181
Reviewed 5 January 2017

One cannot end up visiting all the temples in Aihole, but there are so many that you wont like to miss...the main temple complex is also very nice!

Thank KishenHarendra
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a group of temples , of Siva and Surya Narayan. Architecture is awesome and great place to visit in winter. Make sure to have an umbrella if visited during noon.

Thank atasi
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