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Keladi

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Keladi is a temple and historical town located near Sagar in Shimoga district of Karnataka. It is located about 8 km from the town of Sagara. Keladi was once the capital of the Keladi rulers also called as Keladi Nayakas, a feudatory of Vijayanagara Empire. After the breakdown of Vijayanagara ...
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Ikkeri

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Ikkeri is a historical village in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of about 6 km to the south of the Sagara town in the Shimoga district. The word Ikkeri means ‘Two Streets’ in the Kannada language. It was the capital of the Keladi rulers for about 120 years. ...
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Mahadeva-Temple-Itagi

Mahadeva Temple Itagi

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The Mahadeva Temple at the town of Itagi in Yalburga taluk in Koppal district is an architectural twin of the Amrutheshwara temple at Annigeri. An inscription inside the temple dating back to 1112 CE calls this temple ‘Devalaya Chakravarthi’ or the emperor of temples, and this temple has also been ...
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Sharana-Basaveshwara-Temple

Sharana Basaveshwara Temple

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The Sharana Basaveshwara Temple is a shrine dedicated to a noble saint who lived amidst the commons in the 18th century, but transcended the conventions of the commons in order to make lives better for them. Shree Sharana Basaveshwara, as he was called, was a Lingaith saint who upheld the ...
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Buddha Vihar

Buddha Vihar

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Inaugurated by the President of India and the spiritual Buddhist Guru Dalai Lama himself, the Buddha Vihar of Gulbarga is rapidly emerging as the Buddhist pilgrimage centre of South India. Owned by the Siddharth Vihar trust, the Buddha Vihar is built in typical Buddhist style of architecture with imposing dome ...
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Mallikarjuna-Temple

Mallikarjuna Temple

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The Mallikarjuna temple is located in the town of Kuruvatti (also spelt Kuruvathi) in the Bellary district was constructed in the early 12th century rule of the Western Chalukya Empire. The building material used is soapstone. Art historian Adam Hardy classifies the architectural style and guild involved in the construction ...
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Siddhesvara-Temple

Siddhesvara Temple

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The Siddhesvara Temple built of soapstone is located in the town of Haveri and is considered an ornate example of 12th century Western Chalukyan art and is well known for the many loose sculptures of Hindu deities that exist in it. However, inscriptional evidence would suggest that the initial consecration ...
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Galageshwar-Temple

Galageshwar Temple

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Galaganath formerly known as Palluni, is a small village located near Haveri, in the Haveri District, where the famous Galageshwar Shiva Temple built during the rule of the Western Chalukyas is located. This large temple faces east and is situated along the Tungabhadra River. The rivers Tunga and Varada join ...
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Tarakeshwara-Temple

Tarakeshwara Temple

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The Tarakeshwara or Tarakeshvara Temple is a Hindu temple complex dedicated to Shiva as Tarakeswara located in Hangal. It also houses a temple to Shiva's vahana, Nandi, and his son Ganesha. The complex is a listed monument of the Archaeological Survey of India. It also has three memorial stones which ...
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Brahma-Jinalaya

Brahma Jinalaya

Brahma jinalaya is in Lakkundi which is located in Gadag District, and is a tiny village on the way to Hampi (Hosapete) from Hubballi which is about 14 km from Dambal and 25 km from Mahadeva Temple (Itagi). It was built by queen Danachintamani Attimabbe and is the largest of ...
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