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Halebidu Temple

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Address: Halebid, India

This was the 12th-century capital of the Hoysalas.

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historical temple with fantastic sculptures

We were fascinated by the architecture of the temple with intricate patterns. The place was very clean, reasonably quite. Could spend a whole day here

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were fascinated by the architecture of the temple with intricate patterns. The place was very clean, reasonably quite. Could spend a whole day here

Thank Mini S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this temple of unbelievably stories with god graces very old with best of art works and cultural related

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Smaller than the Chennakesava temple at Belur,but magnificent nevertheless.Star shaped twin temples side by side that characterize Hoyasala architecture can blow you off your feet right at the first glance.The majestic Nandi at the entrance of both temples are only the prelude to the ornate sculptures that cover every square inch of the temple walls,pillars,gates and even the ceiling.It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Halebidu is more of same like Belur but it is smaller then Belur. It has stone carved architecture in the form of temple. lot of stone art work is done on walls & roof. it is surrounded by lush green & well maintained garden where you can sit for a while. there are two more locations near Halebidu, which are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is usually combined with the Belur tour and can take a full day. The carvings and stories behind them are interesting. One of the more interesting attractions around Bangalore.

Thank spacebarormarsbar
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Halebidu temple has a beautiful architecture. The pillars inside the temple are decorative and lovely. The temple has a beautiful large statue of Nandi. The carving on the temple walls are very beautiful and imaginative!!! Some of the carvings are so very intricate. It has carvings from Ramayana as well as Mahabharata and some of which such as Ram shooting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A day trip to the twin temples of believe and halebidu is an excellent getaway from Bangalore for any history buff . The temples have exquisite carving and are preserved well.

Thank Anirban M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited the temple when we returned to bangalore after our sakleshpur trip.The Temple was clean and was a architectural beauty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple at Halebidu are nothing short of wonder. The intricate craftsmanship is too good to believe. If you are an architecture student or love architecture in general, this place is heaven for you on earth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit for all the history lovers...make sure you take a guide along...very close to Belur Temple and do visit both together as they are nearby!

Thank KishenHarendra

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