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Beautifully carved cave temples

I went to Badami on 27th February 2015. There are 5 caves in the complex, one is a natural cave. The carvings in the temple are very beautiful. Just after second temple, there are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I went to Badami on 27th February 2015. There are 5 caves in the complex, one is a natural cave. The carvings in the temple are very beautiful. Just after second temple, there are two series of steps, the straight one leads to other two caves temple and the one in right leads to two more temples on the top.... More 

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Thane, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Must visit place. very well maintained by Karnataka govt. Beautiful carvings. Awesome view of Agasti lake. Serene place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Badami is located in north karnataka.It has 4 caves built in sandstone.All the four caves can be reached by stairs.Its well maintained be archealogical department.Its a beautiful place surrounding temples,fort,river around..A must visit place

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of the lesser known gems of Karnataka. When the Chalukyan kings moved their capital from Aihole to Badami (chosen because of the natural fortifications afforded by red sandstone cliffs) they also chose to beautify their environment. The cave temples of Badami have amazing sculptures of deities and mythical scenes on their walls. It is breathtaking in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very nice and beautiful place. Its a really small town with simple people. Totally there are 4 caves. All the four caves are adorned with beautiful scriptures. All the caves are cut out of red sand stone. The view from the top is very beautiful. Its very nice to see buthnath temple in the middle of beautiful agastya lake. But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

These very well preserved ancient cave temples are beautifully set along a red-rock hill. Good views from top. Watch out for pesky monkeys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It is a decent climb in stages, where you get a great insight into our ancient history. Lovely view of Badami and surroundings from the top

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

The temples are cut out of red sandstone and look magnificent. The insides of the temples are intricately carved.You can hire English speaking guide for a tour of the temples. The charge is 500 for a group of 5 . We teamed up with some other tourists to split the costs.The bhoothnath temples are near by .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

At the end of January 2015 we visited Badami. After visiting the city centre we went to the Cave temples. You can easily walk it. From there you can also visit the old fort, a little harder to walk, but can be done.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Definitely worth a visit. The infrastructure in terms of hotels, restaurants, etc is inadequate. The town oozes old world charm and the caves and other temples are simply marvellous. One does not find too many tourists and hence it is a simply must visit place. Getting to Badami from anywhere other than Bangalore can be a nightmare and a major... More 

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