Pattadkal : Exquisite Gems of History

‘Its a grand painting’, when seen from distance. Patttadkal has some of the finest temples of its time. And after visiting Aihole, we were looking forward to be here. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is located about 13 kms (8 miles) from Aihole in Karnataka, India. The moment you step into this place, it looks …

Aihole: Splendid Art of Craft

Aihole – this place saw the beginnings of Indian Temple Architecture. As per the historical records, it was the first capital of Chalukyas and has a cluster of 125 temples built during their reign (5th – 12th century) . It is situated almost 36 kms (21 miles) from Badami in Karnataka, India. The main temple called ‘Durga …

Badami : Enduring Landscape

“Wow”, we said together, when we first saw Badami along the Agasthya Lake- the view is out of this world. Badami is famous for its panoramic views and temples and is situated almost 500 kms (310 miles) from Bangalore in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India. According to the historical records, it used to be the …


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