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Private Tour: Ancient Temples of Belur, Halebid, Shravanabelagola from Bangalore
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Halebid, India
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"intricate carvings"
in 15 reviews
"hoysala empire"
in 10 reviews
"hindu mythology"
in 7 reviews
"architectural museum"
in 3 reviews
"must visit place"
in 8 reviews
"fantastic architecture"
in 2 reviews
"car parking"
in 3 reviews
"south india"
in 4 reviews
"hire a local guide"
in 2 reviews
"mind boggling"
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"god shiva"
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"architecture lovers"
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"archaeological survey of india"
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"stone work"
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"star shaped"
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"black stone"
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"outer walls"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

interesting place. the black soapstone pillars are not carved unlike everything else it is rotation milled and placed to create a flow of energy in the mandapa (hall). If you you were on the way to the awesome Vishnu Chennakeshava temple, you can't miss it...More

Thank ndrew73
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

It is proof of Indian tradition, art and atritucture . Tourists can visit this place along with another Hoysala style temple . Very good bus connectivity from Hassan well connected Train, Bus . Accommodation may please be preferably at Hassan,

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

The stone curving excellent, amazing to see about 900 years ago, how they have been able to manage such wonderful stone curving. We were told that it took more than 100 years to build - amazing to maintain the continuity when there was no proper...More

Thank AK_GANG
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful temple in South India with unimaginable detailed carving that are to be seen to be believed...

Thank Sorab J
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I got to know about this place from my relatives who had visited as part of their tour last year. We did some research on TripAdvisor too and there were many good reviews, so we decided to go for it. We started at 7.30 in...More

Thank Neeta A
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is an awesome Stone worked temple on 13th century. store works and stone joining stability maintained are the main point of view as in the side of an engineer that I pictured for the world.

Thank ckhummer13
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the glory of past with best of architecture. Great temple beyond imagination. Avoid during summers as it will tend to get very hot. We visited during Feb month so it was quite pleasant.

Thank gary063
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

The temple is full of excellent intricate carvings on black stone. Monolithic stone bulls will impress you. The pillars are polished to the best of precision. It is maintained by archeological survey of India. Be there at 10 am to avoid the heat. You can...More

Thank Siddhartha D
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

One of the main reasons I have visited halebidu temple was to understand the amazing temple architecture , it’s absolutely amazing, the intricate details, the quality of the sculptures, the mathematical proportions of each sculpture and the way they did it is unbelievable. There is...More

Thank conectvega999
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

One of the main tourist sites in the Hassan area, well worth a visit. The site is inundated with tour buses from early in the day, not to mention street hawkers. Best time for a quiet visit is in the heat of the day.

Thank GibBob
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