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Aihole - The architectural gem of Bharat

First thing we did upon reaching Aihole, was to hire a Guide. He explained to us, that as per... read more

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arvind_foodie
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Bengaluru, India
Awesome Experience | HERITAGE SITE

Aihole, It is of Heritage Site. We see this please after 15 years. Temple maintenance are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rajaji_R
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New Delhi, India
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This ancient city, the first capital of the early Chalukyas, is home to hundreds of beautifully carved temples some of which date back to the 5th and 6th century.
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Bagalkot district, India
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"durga temple"
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"temples scattered"
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"parliament building"
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"the main temple complex"
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"must visit place"
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"north karnataka"
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"indian architecture"
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"heritage site"
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"remote village"
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"famous ones"
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"history buff"
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"place to stay"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed yesterday

First thing we did upon reaching Aihole, was to hire a Guide. He explained to us, that as per popular legend, Lord Parasuram came down to River Malaprabha and washed his blood-stained hands and battle axe, after evenging the death of his father. The blood...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aihole, It is of Heritage Site. We see this please after 15 years. Temple maintenance are improving. Awesome historical places. When you see Durga Temple and Ravan Cave Temple then you can told this line.. "The School of Indian Architect".

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this place by boarding an rtc bus from Badami and it took an hour to reach this place.This village conatains more than 20 temple complexes in which you can see different structures of temples.It looks like university of chalukya temple architecture.I roamed...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Group of monuments in Aihole has a lot of temples in the same compound. Durga temple and archeological museum are famous ones among all. The entry ticket prices are 15/- for temple and 5/- for museum​. Good place to visit.

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

At Aihole you can find number of heritage monuments built in temple style. There are approximately 120 such monuments which looks like practice/learning models for architect students at that century. Most of the monuments are damaged or incomplete due to unknown reasons. However there are...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice and calm place to spend time.. u c the ruins of great architecture here, few buks of entry fee.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We visited Aihole on the way to Badami from Hampi. This is a comparatively small site. But it has few temples in its complex. A small museum is also sep-up by Archeological Survey of India (ASI). The entire complex is maintained very well.

1  Thank Mayur_Sankalia
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Aihole is a remote village in the Bagalkot district of North Karnataka, lying next to the Malaprabha River. We visited the ancient rock and cave temples of Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole over three days, making Badami as our base. We drove to Aihole village (35...More

1  Thank EkMusafir
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is worth visiting between Hampi and Badami. The road conditions are bad because of ongoing construction but it's really worth a visit. The major temples are within a well maintained complex run by ASI. It's very clean within the complex with a nice...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

The Archaeological Museum at Aihole has a small collection of images, carvings etc collected from in and around the place. It may need only about 20 minutes to see the collections. The place has a large scale model of the Aihole and other smaller collections.

1  Thank skulkarni2016
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