Monthly Archives: October 2010

Popular Hoysala Temples

  Hulikere (ornate stepped tank or Kalyani) ; Doddagaddavalli (Lakshmidevi temple) ; Koravangala (Govindeshwara, Nakeshwara and Bucheshwara temples) ; Chatachatahalli (Chatteshwara temple) ; Hebbalalu (Singeshwara temple) ; Jinanathapura (Shantinatha basadi) ; Ambuga (Prasanna Chennakeshava temple) ; Heragu (Kirthinarayana temple) ; … Continue reading

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Bangalore to Belur

For Belur Bangalore is the nearest possible airport. Hassan , at a distance of about 40km (25 miles) from Belur is the ideal gateway town for both Belur and Halebid. Bangalore to Belur by bus: There are a few direct … Continue reading

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Lakshmidevi temple at Doddagadavalli

Doddagadavalli is located about 14km ( 9 miles ) from Belur on the Hassan- Belur road. Take a left deviation at a village called Kalkere when you drive from Hassan to Belur. Kalkere appears about 12 km Temple opens from … Continue reading

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Chennakeshava temple at Haranahalli

Haranahalli is located about 10km ( 6 miles ) from Arsikere on the Hassan- Arsikere road. There are two Hoysala temples at Haranahalli one dedicated to Chennakeshava and another to Someshwara

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Hosaholalu

Hosaholalu has a beautiful Hoysala temple dedicated to Lakshmirarayana , a form of lord Vishnu. This is a functional temple with active worship. Also one of the well preserved and maintained Hoysala temples. Hosaholalu is located about 45 kilometers ( … Continue reading

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Bucheswara temple at Koravangala

Koravangala is located about 12km ( 8 miles ) from Hassan on the Hassan – Arsikere road.

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Chennakeshava and Someshwara temple at Mosale.

Mosale is located about 10km ( 6 miles ) from Hassan on the Hassan – Mysore road. There are two Hoysala temples at Mosale one dedicated to Chennakeshava and another to Someshwara

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Narasimha Pillar of Belur

There are about 50 artistically decorated pillers inside the Chennakesava Temple of Belur. They are all unique and outstanding specimens of Hoysala architecture. A couple of the pillars are however outstanding – the Narasimha Temple and the Mohini pillar.   … Continue reading

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Nuggehalli

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