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Excellent place..

Excellent heritage place with lot of history to learn from this place. Take guides they are worth the money as they explain all the minor bits of details.. Must visit in Karnataka.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Davangere, India
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Davangere, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent heritage place with lot of history to learn from this place. Take guides they are worth the money as they explain all the minor bits of details.. Must visit in Karnataka.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited early in the day when there was a beautiful light over the lake. The caves are all amazing with fabulous, well preserved sculptures

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Magnificent Cave Temples in Badami. Typical CHALUKYAN architecture. Amazingly carved. a must visit for everyone.

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Phitsanulok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Badami town is a crowded, dusty, chaotic place, but very much worth visiting. Here, are found the Badami caves. They are located about a kilometer from the city center. Badami was the capital of the Chalukya dynasty which ruled Karnataka from the 6th to the 8th century. During this period both Hindu and Jain temples were constructed, hand carved into... More 

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This part of Karnataka has some amazing hidden treasures- and Badami caves top the list! The sheer magnitude and skill in these cases will amaze you. Well hidden part of Indian history and absolute must visit!

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Brasov, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

the natural landscape, the lake, the canion, the caves, the scluptures, all is wonderful... i highly recomand it

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Historic spot which is also very scenic . ASI has done a good job of maintaining the place. The view of the caves and the lake in the evening is very beautiful .Lots of monkeys around so be careful about your belongings.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The cave temples of Badami are fabulous. I would rate them above Ajantha and Ellora. They are well preserved, are subject to less damage from mother nature and the view is fantastic. The intricate carvings are breathtaking. There is a lot of climbing, and some steep steps. Tippu Sultan of Mysore used the fort as a watch tower, but access... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The four cave temples are a truly remarkable experience. Each one very different from the other. The carvings into the stone are just fantastic and a remarkable achievement in its time. Be very careful about the monkeys. We saw two bags snatched and taken to inaccessible high rocks. They also took a child's cap, and one jumped onto my wife's... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

These are beautiful rock cut temples or cave temples as they call it. Reminds you of the Ellora cave temples. Extraordinary sculptures. Well worth the trouble of the steep climb.watch out for the monkeys ! Senior citizens or people having problem with climbing steps need to take a call on climbing depending on their health condition.

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