Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Badami Cave Temples

TThe first ruler of the Early Chalukya dynasty, Pulakesi I established a new capital for his kingdom sometime around 540 AD. This city was...

Ravana Phadi, Aihole

Aihole - the ancient capital of Chalukya dynasty - contains more than 125 temples and many among these temples are cut in the rock....

Jog Falls (Gersoppa Falls)

The most magnificent waterfall in India could be Jog Falls or, as it was called frequently in the past - Gersoppa Falls. Around November...

Gavi Gangadhareshwara

As if making monolithic rock-cut temples is not complex enough, ancient Indian architects and stone cutters outclassed themselves when making the Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple...

Aihole Temple City

A group of more than 125 Hindu temples from the 7th century in various styles. Considered to be a laboratory of architectural and artistic...

Hire Benakal

Visually impressive group of some 400 megalithic tombs - dolmens, which were built in the time period between 800 and 200 BC. The largest...

Pattadakal Temple City

A group of the 8th century Hindu temples and other monuments, contains 10 important temples, including the beautiful Virupaksha Temple. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.9498 N 75.8165...

Chennakesava temple in Belur

One of the most impressive and ornate examples of Hoysala style in architecture, built in 1268. Building is covered with seemingly countless sculptures. Location, GPS...

Gol Gumbaz

Mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, built in 1659. One of the largest domed structures in the world, visually very impressive building. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8300 N...

Doddabasappa Temple

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.3280 N 75.8103 E Categories: Religious architecture,...