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Malegitti Shivalaya Fort and Temple

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Fine example of Early Chalukya architecture

The picture shown here is wrong - it is of Upper Shivalaya. Reaching Malegitti Temple is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arijit G
Bengaluru, India
One of the Highest points in Badami

Located opposite the Badami cave temples, this can be accessed by the side path adjacent to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vijaykrishna R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The picture shown here is wrong - it is of Upper Shivalaya. Reaching Malegitti Temple is an arduous task. One has to fend narrow winding alleys to reach the place; best is to hire a local auto-rickshaw. The temple is perched on a huge outcrop...More

Thank Arijit G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located opposite the Badami cave temples, this can be accessed by the side path adjacent to the museum. The pathway with steps and stunning rock formations is awesome and exciting. The temple is at the top and offers a Panasonic view of badami township. The...More

Thank Vijaykrishna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice trek to the top. Temple etc is not that great.. but the trek is good. View from top is also good.

Thank Bhaskar_Bhar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just besides the badami museum you have to walk a hill to reach this temple. all These structures are ancient built by the chalukya during 11 th or 12 th century thus the structure is worth observing. Being at hill top once you reach you...More

Thank Sanjay D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Temple is an excellent archaeological carved monument. Many travelers will skip seeing this temple because of steps to climb the hillock. Since it being on hillock the maintenance is good. from this badami area can be seen well

Thank parusharouthud
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Malegitti Shivalaya temple is perched on a huge boulder at Badami. A flight of steps takes the visitor to the temple. There are beautiful sculptures carved on the outer wall of the temple. Intricate panels & friezes enhance the beauty of this temple Majority of...More

Thank KabraRamesh
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A small trek starting from Museum side is a sheer testing your stamina. I went alone as my wife resisted to come. I went with my guide at 4 pm and the surroundings are little scary. On the top first comes lower Shiva temple then...More

Thank Srinivast3
Reviewed 22 February 2017

There are actualy 3 Shivalaya temples. The upper Shivalaya temple and the lower temple which are perched on the escarpment along with the ruins of the fort, can be reached by the many, many stairs behind the museum. These two can also be viewed from...More

Thank falangsabai
Reviewed 19 February 2017

great view at the caves and lake, it is less crowded, at some portions we were alone, and that made it great, nice walk through the canion

Thank anca90
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The fort is no where closer to what a fort actually should be. It is very badly damaged and not sure wether we can restore it to its previous glory.

Thank Koushlendra Y
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