After touring quite a few temples all over India, we realized that many of the images of deities and their avatars would have been easy to recognize had we catalogued them.
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A list of travel related articles on the various temples in India. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, hotel & restaurant reviews.
Badami was the capital of the Early Chalukyas, who ruled most of present day Karnataka from the 6th to the 8th Centuries AD.
Aihole was the first capital of the early Chalukyas. Here the artisans experimented with both Nagara and Dravidian styles creating a total of 125 gorgeous temples.
Our guide claimed that the name Badami comes from the almond-colored hues of the red sandstone hills that surround the town.
Hampi, bounded by the Tungabhadra river on one side and hills on the other three sides, was the former capital of the Vijayanagara (City of Victory) Empire.
Srirangapatanam is an island in the Cauvery river of great religious, cultural and historic importance. The town takes its name from Ranganathaswamy temple.
Shravanabelagola, one of the main Jain pilgrim centers, is located in the midst of the Vindhyagiri and Chandragiri hills.
Halebidu, capital of the Hoysala Empire during the 12th century, is home to one of the best examples of Hoysala architecture in the ornate Hoysaleswara temple.
Belur, which was once the capital of the Hoysala Empire, is home to the Chennakesava Temple Complex.