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Address: | Badami, Badami, India
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A serene rock temple

3 Hindus and 1 jain caves dated back in 6th and 7th century. . Avatars of vishnu carved out in the stones of pink colour and that is why it is known as badami caves!! The statue... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

3 Hindus and 1 jain caves dated back in 6th and 7th century. . Avatars of vishnu carved out in the stones of pink colour and that is why it is known as badami caves!! The statue of vishnu seated on the coil of sheshnaag is amazing ! Harihara, trivikarma,varaha and narshimha are also beutifully carved. jain statue of bahubali... More 

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Panaji, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Suggest to visit early morning for better and peaceful view. Tends to get very crowded towards evenings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The town of Badami itself doesn't look like much and is over-run with free-ranging pigs everywhere, but these caves are just gorgeous and not to be missed. Just wonderful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The caves are really beautiful and kept in good condition. One must surely hire a guide to know the history and the details of the caves. The view of the Badami city and the Agastya lake from the top is really beautiful. Their is alwasy a breeze flowing around so the atmosphere is good. One can bargain with the guide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A place must visit by every Indian. A well preserved, beautiful heritage monument in the State of Karnataka. Entire Lake is surrounded by beautiful sculpture and beautiful carving work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

These caves are outstanding to say the least.Bsdami /pathadkal/aihole all about 15kms from each other tell a great story of the past.Aihole was the first known stru ture of a temple built in 600ad Must visit the structures on the other side of the lake in badami.Approach road is narrow suggest use a jatka/horse drawn cart Must try the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The historical town where Cave Temples of 6th and 7th centuries have been visited by tourists every day and each one looking to wonderful sculptured carvings on rocks inside and outside each cave watch with open-mouth is positioned at Badami in Bagalkot district of Karnataka in India. These Caves of temples stand for fine architectural style of Chalukya kings and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I suggest you to read the history of Karnataka in General and Chalukya Kingdom in particular before visiting this place. 4 big Caves with ancient architecture and arts built in span of several centuries just reflect the precision, and amount of effort put in. You will be perplexed by sheer magnitude of these Caves and temples. Problem with Badami is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Badami was established around 543 AD as the capital of the Chalukyas. This complex of four cave temples, carved in the 6th & 7th centuries, is set in the cliffs overlooking the Agastya lake/reservoir and the modern town. Each has a columned entrance in front of the main hall with a small shrine at the rear. The temples are linked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Cave is clean and beautifully maintained have grands to look after. Temple is made by carving the rock and a spectacular view from top.

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Address: Address: | Badami, Badami, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Badami

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