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Aihole is around 35 kms from Badami and 14 kms from Pattadakal and was the first capital of Chalukyas. Aihole is an active town with archaeological sites spread across the town all over. There are several important places and we visited only few. Aihole hosts...More
Place is amazing that you now after reading thousands of reviews. Here is information about public transport availability.
People here in badami will misguide you. There are government buses available from bus stand 1st bus for Aihole leaves at 7.15am. same for pattadukl.
Visiting the cradle of temple architecture
Paving a rural and dusty road while leaving behind Badami caves and Pattadakal, we were already in a dazed state to have actually seen and touched the stones of the temples of the bygone era of regal elegance.
The main attraction at Aihole is Durga temple. Lad khan temple is also in the same complex. Ravdanaphadi cave temple is a hidden gem, do not miss it. Its a rock cut cave and one of the oldest. There are 100s of temples around Aihole...More
At 35 km from historic Badami, there is a little gem of a place called Aihole. Aihole also belongs to the ancient region known as the cradle of temples right from early Chalukya period from the 6th century. Aihole was the testing ground for ancient...More
Place to start visit to the circuit aihole patadakal makuta badami temple circuit.
Aihole is a group of 108 temples clustered around aihole mist within main preserved complex. This was where chalukyas n later rasyrakutas experimented their different styles of temple design and architecture .
We left Badami early in the morning at 8:30 am and drove to Aihole which 35 km away from Badami via Pattadakal road. Road condition is superb and historical background, the majesty of badami pattadakal made our journey enjoyable. We reached Aihole within one hour....More
The year is 634 AD in the city of Aihole, a busy mercantile centre in the Eastern Chalukyan dynasty on the Malaprabha river. There has been peace and unity for about a hundred years now, which has led to religious harmony and encouraged arts and crafts....More
The temples are unique and exquisite. The area under ASI is well maintained. The whole village is a heritage site. But outside of the area earmarked by ASI the villagers have occupied the sites. It is time that ASI took control of the whole village...More