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Excellent temple inside a forest

Mahakuta temple complex is inside a forest.This temple contains sacred pond where people take a dip... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Bala S
Bengaluru, India
Famous Hindu (Shiva) temple near Badami

Mahakuteshwara at Mahakuta is a serene place to enjoy with your friends and family. A Kalyani is... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Bengaluru, India
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mahakuta, Karnataka a 16 Kms de Badami, Badami, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On the way if you are driving from Badami to Pattadakal. It is a Shiva temple from the 6th to 8th century AD. The main feature is a large tank within the compound. It was Sunday the day we went, so there were lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank manjusampat
Reviewed 30 December 2018

This is a lovely spot. An ancient temple complex with a bit of active worship going on (but a bit laid back I think) the biggest draw for local tourists seemed to be the ancient water tank which is fed by a spring and was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sullivangreentara
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

It's new mahakuta temple, 1 km away from original temple (dilapated and not maintained),still worshipped ,people take holi dip from attached pond and supposed to pray after the top.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dipubose
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Mahakootehwara or mallayya also be called. This temple is Avatar of lord Shiva. This temple is very cool and nice place. I had visited 'n' number of times. All family and friends trip were available here. There is no rush and no need to pay...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Manikantha M M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A very old temple , in a neglected state , with the local people using it as swimming people. Another example of absolute apathy of the Karnataka govt, towards its national treasures. There are priceless sculptures languishing all over the temple area . If not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank nansri
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Mahakuta temple complex is inside a forest.This temple contains sacred pond where people take a dip and offers the prayers to the Lord.This temple complex contains numerous temples and nandi mantapa also.I went to this place by public transport till the main road and from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bala S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Mahakuteshwara at Mahakuta is a serene place to enjoy with your friends and family. A Kalyani is present where in you can take a dip n enjoy the coolness from the outside heat. Small other temple monuments can be found inside the temple premises. Vehicle...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ShashankP210
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Located between Pattadakal and Banashankari it is definitely worth a visit if driving down. Barring festival days it can be done within an hour. It is very easy to locate with navigation tools. A winding road lined with trees on both sides leads to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
6  Thank 195payalg
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This place which was a part of old Capital city of Badami is also known as Dakshina Kashi.There is a Water tank inside the temple premises which s believed never to dry up has a four human faced shiva linga in the middle. Devotees usually...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank raghu67
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The temple is considered the Southern Kashi and hence is auspicious place of visit. The temple is about 16kms away from Badami and we had hired a taxi to cover Mahakoota, Pattadakal and Aihole for 2000 Indian rupee. All these places can be covered in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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No their is no marriage hall their.