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The best Badam has to offer

The best place for ancient ruins in Karnataka after Hampi. Outstanding sculptures. Well protected by ASI. A must visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ramakrishna D
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place for ancient ruins in Karnataka after Hampi. Outstanding sculptures. Well protected by ASI. A must visit

Thank Ramakrishna D
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a wonderful place, but I'm sad to say that its not at all advertised nor the benefit from this wonderful place trickles to the locals. Not sure why Taj Mahal and Jaipur get projected as the ONLY places of touristic importance in India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The color of the stones and the structure of the rocks here itself is sufficient to spellbound one. There are total 4 cave temples. First 3 are having sculptures of Hindu god & goddess and the 4th one is having Mahavir Jain sculptures. The cave temples were cut in the rock with immense care. Most of the cave temples are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Badami caves are located at a motorable distance from Hampi. You need to park your car and then climb up a hill to see these 5 set of caves. The view of the Agastya lake from the top is absolutely delightful. Their are stairs cut on the face of the mountain so even children can climb easily though you need... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful Rock cut architecture in Badami, its located in the Bagalkot district. These temples are Chalukya architecture of 6th century combination of Hindu and Jain culture. there are 5 caves dedicated to Vishnu, Nataraja and Mahaveer. A beautiful view of caves and beneth that you have Lake. Easy access to the Badami by Train and the Road. It's better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first trip to northern karnataka to explore the archaeological sites of the chalukya dynasty. It was a worth visit to the caves, temples, carvings etc. built on the red sand stone rock on a hill. its a combination of hindu, jain & budhish temples. You can also have the panoramic view of the wide fresh water pond... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

awe inspiring carvings makes you spellbound and with respect in your heart makes you wonder how they managed to all this heavy machinery and modern technology. As you go on op the view is spectacular .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Wow, this is carved almost hundreds of years back and with their technology. History and art lovers shouldn't miss this at all :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Excellent cave system and with intricate stone carvings. Use a local guide as without that it would not have been nearly as interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Yes, Most beautiful caves in india. Caves are small. But architecture inside it, are worth watching. Shiv temple, mahatma budh temples are very beautiful.

Thank Ankit D

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