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Halebidu Temple

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Address: Halebid, India
Description: This was the 12th-century capital of the Hoysalas.

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a trip to the hidden jewels of india

we went to Halebidu in the absolute hot summer of this year, exactly on 2nd may 2015. Actually we started from Pune on 30th evening. Stayed at Kolhapur for the night. On 1st... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

we went to Halebidu in the absolute hot summer of this year, exactly on 2nd may 2015. Actually we started from Pune on 30th evening. Stayed at Kolhapur for the night. On 1st morning after Mahalaxmi darshan at Kolhapur's famous temple and a nice breakfast, we drove further to Shivmoga. On 2nd morning we went first to Belur and in... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a world famous temple standing proof of the hoysala times. Needs lot of time to study it in detail and also a guide is required for those who do not know the history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place makes time travel possible. The surroundings supplement the humble yet sharp carvings. Intricate architecture that's well preserved and clean. The connectivity via local bus is good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This temple's main deity is twin Shiva. Am dumbstruck on seeing the level of perfection they did in every sculpture they made with minute brilliant detailing. Feels bad to see many sculptures are damaged during wars. Still an epic archeological remains.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hoysaleshwara Temple, Just like Belur Chennakesava Temple, this is one has its own Heritage, history, story. This temple is famous for its wall sculptures around the outside temple. It has stories of Mahabharat. I wonder why most of temples have Statues, and so much Carvings on it inside out , May be its because Its Rich culture, stories, which they... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This temple is located near Hassan and temple art with intricate carvings is one of the best in the World.The Belur and Halebeedu temple reflects the craftsmanship of Indian artisans.The temple offers very informative and importance of Hindu culture and history.A must for any tourist visiting Karnataka

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Every stone Every pillar Every inch is carved with historical arts representing hindu culture and heritage. Its a 3 hour drive from Bangalore and can be clubbed with Belur, another historical place nearby.Maintained by archaeological Department, take your kids to learn the history and culture.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of the hidden treasures of South India. Each pillar is a piece of art. Only issue is route to the site could do with some improvements.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This temple is a classic example of Karnataka's glorious past and rich heritage. The temple will awe anyone who visits the temple. The best thing to do once you reach the temple is to hire a guide. Guides are available right at the entrance of the temple and are pretty good in their job.They charge very nominal fees for their... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Halebidu is a nice place close to Belur. The temple is situated over the archaeological remains and a visit to the temple will definitely increase your passion for history.

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Address: Halebid, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Halebid

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