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Badami, the one time capital of the Chalukyas, is noted for several temples, some structural and others rock-cut,of the sixth-seventh century A.D.

 

Area: 10.3 sq.km.

Altitude: 176.7 metres.

Temperature (°C):

 Summer: Max. 38, Min. 23

 Winter: Max. 29, Min. 15

Rainfall: 50 cms.

Best Season: October to March 

 

 

 What to see

      • (Distances given are from Badami Town)
      • Badami Caves (0.5 km)
      • Badami Fort (2 km)
      • Museums & Art Galleries

A Sculpture Gallery is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India on the Bhutanatha Temple Road. Entrance is free. Timings: 0900 to 1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays. 

Excursions

      • Aihole (44 km)
      • Banashankari Temple (50 km)
      • Guledgud (24 km)
      • Lakkundi (82 km)
      • Mahakuta (14 km)
      • Naganath Temple (10 km)
      • Pattadakal (22 km)
      • Kada Siddeswara Temple
      • Jambulinga Temple
      • Galaganatha Temple
      • Sanghameswara Temple
      • Mallikarjuna Temple
      • Virupaksha Temple
      • Papanatha Temple
      • Jaina Temple
      • Shivayoga
      • Mandira (11 km)
      • Museums & Art Galleries

There is a sculpture gallery maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India within the Pattadakal temples complex. It is open from 1000 to 1700 hrs. on all working days. Entrance is free. 

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Mysore, which is also known as the cultural capital of Karnataka, is home to many opulent and royal palaces. It has several yoga centres and lush green sandalwood forests, that gave this city names like ‘City of Palaces’, ‘Sandalwood City’, and ‘City of Yoga.

Excursions

      • Somnathpur (40km) has one of the finest 13th century Hoysala temple in the shape of a star with 16 points.
      • Sravanabelgola (99 km) has the 1000 year old colossal statue (57 feet tall) of the hermit Gomateswara.
      • Belur (91 km) has the beautiful Chennakesava 13th century temple.
      • Halebid (117 km) has the famous Hoysaleswara Temple. That took 80 years to construct. 

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