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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Mysore

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Mysore was the political capital of the¬†Wodeyar dynasty, which ruled the state of Karnataka for some 150 years till the independence of the country from the British. These kings were great patrons of art and culture and Mysore was the …

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Chikmagalur

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Chikmagalur is situated in southwestern part of Karnataka. Carved against a mountainous canvas this beautiful Malnad district is full of surprises… lofty peaks… delightful dales… racing rivers… sparkling streams… captivating cascades… and the bracing mountain air – a balm to …

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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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