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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Perumbavoor, India
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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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Hyderabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I visited this place twice in 3 years and i would recommend visiting this place to appreciate the beauty of this place and great sculpture. It would have taken couple of centuries to build these 4 cave temples. I roughly remember these were built in 5th - 7th Century and it is unimaginable to think about huge size temple by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The Badami Cave Temples are a beautiful place to visit. Climb all the way up and you will have a great view. This place is often used for Bollywood movies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

badami has got some excellent sculptures on rock in 4 caves, where each cave devoted to one god. agastya lake view from the caves is a true beauty. it would take not more than 3 hours to see the entire place.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Only after seeing the cave temples you get the real feeling of how they must have cut the rocks and carved the statues and pillars.

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The capital of chalukyas , 40 km from bagalkot north karnataka, badami caves composed of 4 caves carving in sandstone lake infront of caves shootings of movies like guru etc done here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

There are several cave temples on this spot to see, and is a tribute to this marvellous people who left such wonders of architecture and art. The carvings are superb, and tells a story of the time, the people and how they looked and dressed. It also appears to be a dedication to the Gods they served so piusly. Many... More 

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

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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