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Badami Cave Temples

Address: | Badami, Badami, India
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Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Badami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Caverns & caves, Ancient ruins, Historic sites, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Caverns & caves, Ancient ruins, Historic sites, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The Badami Cave temples are outstanding. However, our overall experience was unsatisfactory because of extremely poor visitor facilities near the temples as well as in town. For a world heritage site, the town is a disgrace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The location of these cave temples is quite amazing. They are reached by passing through very poor villages amidst some historical ruins. The caves the selves are reached by climbing up steps. Beware of the monkeys and do not take any bags that might attract there attention. Well worth visiting these caves but they make more sense if you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Badami caves are said to be from chalukya dynasty. They are rock carved caves and statues. We visisted this place few times since last 20 years. Ealrier it looks likes a neglected historical place. Now govt has come up and improved a lot in terms of facility to make visitor / tourists feel comfortable. Even cleanliness is well maintained now.... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We about four families went to badami to see banshankari caves and also visited badami caves, the caves are excellently maintained by the ASI and are worth seeing. The bhoothnath temple and four caves having different gods idols are really good. the visit is a must for history lovers and for those students who are pursing architecture. Badami is located... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

beautiful carvings, and beautiful view from the top of the hill. Lots of friendly monkeys, It is definitely worth climbing the steps

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I nearly cancel this leg of tour. i would have missed such a stunning Hertiage site .... wowwww well worth the long hard drive to badami The national hertiage site is amazing. Cannot believe that this was done thousands of years ago must vivist

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mumbai
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Badami caves will in all likelyhood become world heritage site next year. It is a must visit , the carvings are magnificient. You should take guide services to understand the monuments, also do ask the guide to take you to shilpaphadi. This place is 2km walk from badami caves and is known to be haunted. While you will enjoy the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Amazing place with details and views. But I was foolish to combine a daytrip from Hampi which included Aihole, Pattadakal and Badami - each of these places are so fantastic and rich in details and information, that this becomes too much overpowering and an overload. Not that such a daytrip cannot be done, but if you want to seriously do... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The four late 6C cave temples have many intricately carved figures. The caves were carved into the cliff face -this makes a dramatic position and good views onto the lake and town below.

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