Popular Temples in Karnataka 

Popular Temples in Karnataka - Karnataka is a place that has preserved the cultural heritage of the State and is blessed with natural beauty in many parts.  Both domestic and international tourists visit to see this cultural heritage preserved in temple architecture. The predominant style of Karnataka Temples is the Dravidian art and sculpture. These ancient temples were built by the rulers of different dynasties who ruled this part of India. Chalukyas, Vijayanagar and Hoyasala are famous among them.

Some Popular Temples in Karnataka

 Some of the best known temples in Karnataka were built by Hoysalas like Belur and Halebid temples. The outer and inner stone carvings and sculptures are intricate and beautiful, based on the images from Hindu epics. Anyone who enjoys the architectural beauty can really relax and take their own time going around the temples and marvelling at the splendid creations that stood the test of time.

Some of the best known temples in Karnataka were built by Hoysalas like Belur and Halebid temples. The outer and inner stone carvings and sculptures are intricate and beautiful, based on the images from Hindu epics. Anyone who enjoys the architectural beauty can really relax and take their own time going around the temples and marvelling at the splendid creations that stood the test of time.

Hampi Virupaksha Temple

Some of the common features of Karnataka temples are the architectural elements, such as, garbhagrihas, lofty gopurams, large images of Nandi bull and the presiding deities made of black stone.

Some of the popular temples of Karnataka



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