Aihole, the Cradle of Temple Architecture, is home to the iconic Durga Gudi temple. Built in the 7th century, it showcases stunning rock cut architecture and a unique oblong shape. A must-visit on any Karnataka temple tour.
Visit the renowned Keshava temple in Somnathpur, Karnataka. Built in 1268 AD, it is a well-preserved Hoysala temple adorned with intricate sculptures, including unique three-star shaped sanctuaries.
Explore Murudeshwar, home to a magnificent Shiva temple with the world's second-largest statue of Lord Shiva. Enjoy stunning Arabian Sea views. Accessible by train or bus from Bangalore.
Visit Kotilingeshwara temple in Kammasandra, Karnataka. Home to Asia's tallest Shiva Linga, it attracts thousands of devotees annually, especially on Maha Shivaratri.
Explore the ancient Badami Cave temples in Karnataka. Dating back to 578 AD, these Chalukya-style temples feature stunning architecture and house idols of Shiva, Vishnu, and Jain deities.
Visit the Banashankari Amma temple near Badami, Karnataka. Built by the Chalukyas, it showcases beautiful Vijayanagara architecture and is easily accessible from Belgaum airport.
Visit the Vidyashankara Temple in Karnataka, known for its Dravida and Hoysala architecture. Explore stunning sculptures and inscriptions of Vijayanagar emperors. Easy access by bus and train.
Explore the ancient Vitthala Temple in Hampi, Karnataka. Marvel at musical pillars and a stone chariot amidst the UNESCO World Heritage Site ruins. Accessible from Hospet Railway Station or Bangalore Airport.
Visit the renowned Kollur Mookambika Temple in the scenic Western Ghats. Explore the ancient beauty and hear the fascinating legend of goddess Parvati's triumph over the demon.
Explore the sacred Mahabaleshwar Temple in Gokarna, a renowned pilgrimage center and tourist spot in North Kannada district. Discover the divine powers of Lord Shiva in this must-visit Karnataka temple.