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Virupaksha Temple

Bagalkot District, Pattadakal, India
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Worth the trip!

Pattadakal is a bit off the regular tourist track for non-Indian tourists, and that's a real shame... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annandale, Virginia
Well maintained temple complexes from the 7th. century

These temples and the ones at Aihole are remote and off the beaten path. Closest place to find a... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
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Bagalkot District, Pattadakal, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pattadakal is a bit off the regular tourist track for non-Indian tourists, and that's a real shame! This place (UNESCO World Heritage site) is amazing! It has a whole series of beautifully maintained and landscaped temples -- all significantly older than the more touristed Hampi...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

These temples and the ones at Aihole are remote and off the beaten path. Closest place to find a decent hotel is Badami. Very well maintained temple complexes. Kudos to the Archaelogical Survey of India for taking such good care of them - well preserved...More

Thank Nomad108
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Pattadkal, clarifies lot of doubts about temple architecture. This is one of them. Extremely useful those are interested in differences of north and south temple architecture. Will be very proud at the end with knowledge and experimentation done by our ancestors many centuries ago.

Thank Ashmish
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Nandhi mantapam infront of the temple is the beautiful carving of the ancient sculptures even now existing and receiving pujas with rituals. The nandhi here is as similar as at Ekasila fort and in Thousand pillars temple of Kakatiya dynasty in Warangal district of...More

Thank parusharouthud
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Absolutely amzing architecture ... Don't forget to take your camera and show your creativity ... It's a hidden gem in North Karnataka ...

Thank Theanushree
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Virupakshi temple is a good place to visit in all season with friends or family member 👪. It is also have a great history.

Thank Sharath15
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Virupaksha temple is one of the important temples in Pattadakal complex. Pujas are conducted in this temple

Thank Jalaramaaih V
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Pattadakal temples evolved during the Chalukyas in the 8th century CE. its located on the left bank of river Malaprabha (22 kms from Badami). It was the seat of the Hindu Art and Architecture and are the grandest collection of temple Architecture in South India...More

Thank Nilanjan
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It is worth seeing and be proud of our culture and heritage. Its a mammoth structure in a very good condition.

Thank Narendra K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A magnificent place where the oldest temple is from the 7th Century AD. One can see the progression of the artistry from Aihole Hampi to Pattadakal. Truly a fabulous place for coronations in the 7th - 9th centuries.

Thank Scrippsmater
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