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Address: Halebid, India
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Shravanbelagola - Belur - Halebid Trip – Hoysaleswara Halebidu

This is same as mentioned in the Halebidu Temple review - the name of the temple is Hoysaleshwara while the place where the temple is localted is called Halebidu.. Not sure why... read more

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

This is same as mentioned in the Halebidu Temple review - the name of the temple is Hoysaleshwara while the place where the temple is localted is called Halebidu.. Not sure why there are two separate entries for the same place. I have already reviewed the Halebidu temple. below is the writing that I had posted in Halebidu review. Hope... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Belur and then visited Halebeedu. The Belur temple has got only 1 deity (Chennakesava) and is active(meaning pooja is performed on a regular basis) while the Hoysaleswara temple has 2 deities ( 2 Lord Shiva lingas) and is just a monument (Poojas is not performed regularly). I didn't visit Belavadi temple but was told that this temple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is part of the complex which houses 2 shrines(dwikuta). Belur is 1 shrine(ekakuta). Somnathpura is 3 shrine(trikuta). Belur and halebeedu are 12 km apart. But Somanathpura is at another place which is 30km from mysore. Belur, Halebeedu and Sravana Belagola form a triangle and can be toured in a single day.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

we visited this temple on our way to Hassan from Belur. a wonderful location adjacent to a lake. parking charges are rs 40/- from the Panchayat of Halebid. Halebid means ruined city..erstwhile Dwarasamudra which was destroyed after the Delhi Sultanate attacked the Hoysalas in 13th Century. The capital then shifted to Belur when the new temple was constructed at Belur.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Find yourself engrossed into old carvings and structures, it has got a main complex of Lord Shiva linga inside and big Nandi bull outside, there are several other small temple complexes too to know about more history. Large garden area is there to sit and relax while looking old monument from a distance. There is a small museum too.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

- best seen after the Belur temple, use the dawn-to-dusk timings of this temple which is not a live one but a monument, so quiet and beautiful...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic. One word that will define the place. I felt it to be much more a historical tourist attraction than a temple. Puja is performed here. Beautifully done intricate stone art and depiction are a definite eye catcher. The two Nandis and the overall landscape are very good and beautiful. Use the service of a tourist guide, it will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Few Kms away from Hassan Town. is this place called Halebid. which houses Hoyaleswara and Kedarnath Temple along with Jain Temples. Must visit place, when in this part of the country.

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Thank CarLinkMumbai
Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Temple has unique carvings of GOD which is a treat to see. Traveled there from Mysore which took 2:45 Hrs and it is only 30 mins from Beluru.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

spend good 4 hrs here. time it good -- visit early morning when the usual tourists crowd is very less. You need quiet environment to enjoy the architecture marvel!

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