The temple has a nice greenery maintained around. Loaded with finest pieces of stone carvings depicting various poses. Has a museum of the old ruins. Cool and dark interior add to the charm.
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Masterpieces on outer walls of Hoyasaleswara Temple at Halebidu 1.Arjuna with bow & arrow in "Draupadi Swayamra" 2.Lord Krishna lifting Govardhana Hill. Deep observation of the temple reveals many more gems of Indian historic Art. In the era of smart cities cultural cities are equally...More
Beautiful carvings on walls - scenes from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Purans etc.. What to expect - 1. Living temple but less commericialized than Belur Chennakeshva temple. 2. Well maintain garden, open green space and a small museum. 3. Haggling vendors at premise entry. 4. Car parking...More
I would rate this one of the Top 3 things to see if you are in Hassan. This is just 30 kms away, in Halebeedu. Stunning and intricate carvings on rock depict Hoysala period culture/ tradition/ religion and warfare. The temple was completed in early...More
One of the twin temple residing inside the same Temple sanctorium, this is a Shaivait temple made by Hoysala king, sitting beside Shantaleswara Temple named after King and queen of Hoysala empire.
I was awestruck by sheer imagination and carving details on the temple structure. We hired the ASI guide in temple and who gave us a very detailed information on history and background of the temple. If you have time to visit nearby areas, this temple...More
Its hard to describe in words the feelings that you feel when you realize that this temple was built hundreds of years ago. It just goes to show how rich and vibrant our culture is, that these temples were built and continue to inspire awe,...More
Belur and Halebidu temples are architectural and sculptural marvel. The carvings done on the walls of the temple are stunning. These carvings goes on to show how rich our culture and heritage are.