The hotel is located about a kilometer from the main bus stand and therefore, away from all the chaos. It is a large property, with several buildings clustered behind the main one.
Tag Archives | Badami
List of travel related articles on Badami, Karnataka. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.
Badami Caves, dating back to 600 and 700 AD, have been carved out of the sandstone hills next to Lake Agastya. All the caves have a similar architecture.
Badami was the capital of the Early Chalukyas, who ruled most of present day Karnataka from the 6th to the 8th Centuries AD.
Badami Temples are two 7th century temples dedicated to Bhoothnatha, an avatar of Lord Shiva. They are located along the banks of Lake Agastya.
Badami Fort sits atop a hill overlooking the lake, cave temples, and Bhoothnath Temple Complex.
The temples & caves built by the Chalukyan Empire between the 5th & 8th centuries are fine example of Indian Temple Architecture.
Our guide claimed that the name Badami comes from the almond-colored hues of the red sandstone hills that surround the town.