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Halebidu Temple

Halebid, India
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Beauty lies in the details

This and its next door cousin the Belur Temple are examples of how good our architects and craftmen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
Hoysala Jewel of Karnataka

Both Belur and Halebidu temples are proposed to be UNESCO World heritage sites. The fine detailed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Abhinav A
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This and its next door cousin the Belur Temple are examples of how good our architects and craftmen were. The carvings in the temple as akin as to one done on wood. The three dimension are amazing to be captured on the stone. The secret...More

Thank Mahesh_Bhaktha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both Belur and Halebidu temples are proposed to be UNESCO World heritage sites. The fine detailed carvings around the temple complex are just stunning and out of this world. This temple complex is not as big as Belur yet very elegant and architecturally rich. The...More

Thank Abhinav A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking around and seeing the sculptures. Everything was so precisely carved in those olden days.

Thank karthikeya r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- The temple complex comprises two Hindu temples, the Hoysaleshwara and Shantaleshwara temples, and two Nandi's. Possibly the only prominent shaivite temple of Hoyasala time. This temple was not constructed by the Kings of Hoyasalas, but by rich merchants of the kingdom. - Halebeedu also...More

Thank arjunvj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is also known as Hoysaleshwara Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is under supervision of Archology survey of India- ASI. The temple is a master piece of architectural structure. The temple is about 800 years old. Do visit if...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This for sure is one of the oldest known temple near the Hassan area. It is located nearly 40-50kms from Hassan which is 4hrs from Bangalore. The place is known for its famous temple and the architecture surrounding the temple. There are wonderful statues, elephants,...More

Thank Nameesh R
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Even for an untrained eye, it will very enchanting. There are a 1000 stories carved in stones. A real testimony to what Indians of that era achieved.

Thank Paras B
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Appreciate the effort of sculptors, true gem among the Hoysala era temples.Very detailed carving and finish.

Thank josebiBLR
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Halebidu means 'Old City/Town', before this name it was called Dwarasamudra and was a capital of Hoysala Empire. The statues and carvings are destroyed during the invasion of Muslim rulers. But still the it's beautiful as one can see how detailed carvings are there on...More

Thank JatinJn
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I had been to this place with my team which is 6hrs from Bangalore if you hire a traveller.It has ancient temples which are kind of star shaped with different sculptures engraved inside and outside the temple It was nice trip as we came to...More

Thank mazumderrajani
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Visiting with Non-hindu visitors from UK> Are they allowed everywhere, except sannadhi?
December 25, 2015|
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Response from rligade | Reviewed this property |
Certainly yes at Halebidu and Belur temples.there are no restrictions there but in general pls respect Hindu traditions and do not consume alcohol or meat 🍖 and wear a descent attire for both males and females. Body shd b... More
Days on which the visitors are allowed in the Temples of Belur and Halebeedu ?
May 12, 2015|
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Response from Balakrishnan V | Reviewed this property |
There is no leave days for this tourism place, could visit any day.
Are these temples at Belur and Halebeedu open for the Visitors on all days of the week ? If not on which day is it Clos
May 12, 2015|
Response from Zenmaster777 | Reviewed this property |
Open daily 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM