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Hoysaleswara Temple

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Address: Halebid, India
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Best Stone carved Temple

You can travel by car.This place is well persevered stone temple. In-case you love stone carving art, this is best place you can spend time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2016
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

You can travel by car.This place is well persevered stone temple. In-case you love stone carving art, this is best place you can spend time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful architecture and sculpture which will make your eyes widen with joy and amaze. Definitely visit for appreciating its beauty and our rich heritage.

Thank Manali1972
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

One of The most ornately carved temples one can see in Karnataka,dedicated to the Lord Shiva,there are 2 temples one by the queen Shantala and other by the King which are right next to each other with their ornamentally decked up Nandis facing them.Its advisable to take a Guide who can. Explain to. You in detail about the various carvings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

A few hours drive from Bengaluru. Mesmerised by the architecture and stunning sculptures. Built in the 12th century, the temple has managed to retain its beauty. Very well maintained and clean. Not very crowded and not commercialised.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

It was a really amazing experience, the two nandhi, rock carvings, Hoysaleswara Temple is really nice

Thank Sakthi N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

I travelled to Halebidu with friends, on a school field trip. The hoysaleswara temple is a treat to the eyes as the inscriptions and carvings are just beautiful. The complex is large and there is portrayal of many beautiful epiosdes of Ramayana and Mahabharata depicted on the walls. Take a guide with you to enjoy and learn about this place.... More 

Thank SoumyaTravel19
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

I think this kind of things is what need to be taught in our history... you will feel proud to be a human being after seeing such magnificent master piece of architecture. If some one can think something like that, that itself is enough to be proud of our country and our ancestors. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vijayanarayanan,... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

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 January 20, 2016

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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