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Halebidu Temple

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

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“Intricate carving”

The intricate carving are extremely beautiful and It’s a must visit in and around Hassan. Please don't forget to hire a tour guide, without him u cannot understand the entire... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The intricate carving are extremely beautiful and It’s a must visit in and around Hassan. Please don't forget to hire a tour guide, without him u cannot understand the entire beauty of the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple at Halebeedu is one of the most beautiful temples in terms of architecture and the amount of detailed carvings that one can find in any temple in South India. The temple was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana of the Hoysala Kingdom. The temple's exterior is designed on the lines of a star which give it many edges for maximising... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hiring a guide is highly recommended for true understanding of this architectural marvel. Made out of soft soap stone with intricate artwork, this is sure to mesmerize you. There is more to look out for on the outside of the temple unlike Belur where the best is inside. If you are a fan of the Hindu mythology, you can spend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

well maintained, peaceful, we hired a guide which helped would suggest to hire a guide, the guide was well aware ...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Belur for a weekend getaway and happened to visit it by chance and I am so glad we did! What a beautiful temple and what beautiful carvings. So fascinating. You must take a guide to really understand the place and get a refresher course in Indian mythology. What a lovely lovely temple - this is truly an... More 

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Tumkur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

its really worth visit , very near to beluru temple .However road is not so good and no good restaurants near by

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was pretty hot better wear socks ..a guide is a must ( you will get one at the e trance easily)...it was a wonderful experience..a must go place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halebidu is a great portrayal of Indian Craftsmanship that existed centuries ago. The filigree works and detailed depictions are a treat. One also feels sorry for the damage that has been caused to them. To get the best out of your visit, it is necessary to hire a guide, though they are a bit expensive. Without them, one will not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wow.. beautiful tourist place.. one should visit this place if u are going anywhere near or in chikmangalur or hassan. a perfect example of indian architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our Hassan visit we had made our mind to visit Halebidu & Belur temples. Its a must visit place and is about 2 hours drive from Hassan city. Road conditions are good and this place is listed in the World Heritage sites and a never to be missed experience if you are history or architecture lover. The beautifully carved... More 

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