Bidar

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In the northern-most part of Karnataka lies Bidar-a tiny district steeped in history. The fort, the cannons, palaces in ruins, the magnificent tombs and the massive monuments, all combine to make a visit to the one-time capital of the┬áBahamani and┬áBarid …

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Badami

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Badami, the one time capital of the Chalukyas , is noted several temples, some structural & other rock-cut, of the 6th & 7th Centuries. The foundations of Badami, or Vatapi as it was called, were laid by Pulakeshin I (535 …

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Belur

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Belur in Hassan district is famous for its magnificent Hoysala Temple Complex. The Chennakeshava temple here was completed in 1116 AD by Hoysala Vishnuvardhana to commemorate his victory over the Chola. It took 103 years to complete. The facade of …

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Zanskar

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About 20 kms south-east of Rangdum stands the Panzila axis, across which lies Zanskar, the most isolated of all the trans-Himalayan valleys. The Penzila pass (4,401m) is a picturesque tableland surrounded by snow-covered peaks. As the Zanskar road winds down …

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