Saturday, June 6, 2020

Virupaksha temple in Hampi

One of most sacred Shiva temples, adorned with beautiful ornamentation. First mentioned in the 7th century and in intense use since then, current buildings...

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,...

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...

Thousand Pillar Temple

The largest and most ornate Jain temple in this part of India. This building has three stories and was built around 1430 AD. Renowned...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...