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Address: | Badami, Badami, India
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Must visit if you are visiting Hampi

The cave is completely carved out of a single piece of mountain, would strongly advice to hire a govt approved guide to understand the history and importance of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cave is completely carved out of a single piece of mountain, would strongly advice to hire a govt approved guide to understand the history and importance of the architecture/carving. And after climbing if you have some more stamina then do visit the temple on top of the mountain on other side of the lake. You can easily spend half... More 

Thank rshadwal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Badami cave temples was crowded when we visited during Jan end, yet it is quite beautiful and attracts. It is little bit to climb to reach the last temple. view of the river from the top is very colourful. what we liked more is another sand stone hill which stands face to face with cave temples. Walking to the top... More 

Thank Deepu V
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You must take a guide and roam around! Be aware of monkeys and some overwhelmed tourists! It is very close to the market and you can go to the Bhutnath temple after this!

Thank AninditaRoy
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

reminds one of ajanta caves , but this one is so much better made & better maintained. must visit for every history buff and art lover.

Thank SunitaRavi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would like to visit again with lot of time to spare.....Hotel Clarks in is better place to stay....Very hot climate

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spanning between the 4th and 9th centuries A.D. the architecture is very interesting and shows the variations in culture over these few hundred years. The place is very nice - however difficult for elderly people as there are lots of steep stairs to climb.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

4 caves in total in the complex. Second to Ajanta and Ellora in India. Site is well maintained. Involves climbing few steps but doable easily.Must visit if you are visiting Hampi.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cave temples in India are always worth searching out. And Badami caves are impressive. 5 hours out of Bangalore so you need to make plans to get here. But in exchange you get a very diffferent feeling in Badami up in N Karnataka compared to Bangalore - friendly, old-fashioned town. And these caves and temples more or less in the... More 

Thank Qw1
Karwar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent reminiscent of the past culture, has a lot to offer if u r a History enthusiast. Ofcourse, a lot of reading from internet and if possible from Archealogy and history books related to Badami Chalukyas will set you right when u go exploring. Take time and stop to enjoy every place, nook and corner and imagine how things... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The single rock-cut caves are worth a visit and the climb is very historic. There are interesting carvings and sculptures if one is involved in history. The location is an excellent place for artists and photographers. I personally loved the view of the Agasthya Lake from the peak. Sadly, the government has paid less attention towards the approach roads leading... More 

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