Tourist Places in Aihole

Places to Visit in Aihole

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Aihole is mostly preferred by travellers from Ballia, Bangalore. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Aihole is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Aihole are January, October, November, December. There are 22 tourist places in Aihole, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Aihole can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Aihole for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Aihole Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Aihole, browse through photos & pictures, explore Aihole using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Aihole, which are great places to visit, are The Huchimalli Gudi, Jain Meguti Temple, Durga Temple. Aihole can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Aihole Tourist Places



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Durga Temple, Aihole
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This temple is one of the best known and important temples of Aihole. It was probably built during the late 7th century or early 8th century. It is apsidal in plan and its architecture resembles a Buddhist chattalaya. The architectural features of the temple comprises an... Read More »
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The Huchimalli Gudi, Aihole
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The Huchimalli Gudi is home to shrines of Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. It was built in the 7th century AD and is considered one of the earliest groups of temples in Aihole. The temple is situated to the north of Aihole Village. The sanctum is inclusive of a pradakshinapatha... Read More »
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Jain Meguti Temple, Aihole
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The Lad Khan Temple, Aihole
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The Lad Khan Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was probably built in the late 7th century or early 8th century AD. It is located to the south of the Durga Temple and is considered the oldest temple of Aihole. The temple is named after a Muslim prince who turned this temple... Read More »
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Gowda Temple, Aihole
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The Gowda Temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavati and is located to the north of the Jain temples. Belonging to the 12th century AD, it is constructed in the Kalyana Chalukya style and is built similar to the Lad Khan Temple. The temple stands on a high moulded base, its... Read More »
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The Huchappayya Matha and Gudi, Aihole
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The Huchappayya Temple is situated towards the west of Aihole Village and to the south of the Aihole Fort, on the way to River Malaprabha. The temple dates back to the 8th century AD. It is inclusive of a mukha mantapa, a sanctum, a tower or shikhara over the sanctum, a hall,... Read More »
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Ambigera Gudi Group, Aihole
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Three temples belong to this group and are situated to the west of the Durga Temple, outside the Aihole Fort. These temples were established in the 10th century AD and the biggest of the three temples has a rekhanagara tower. Read More »
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The Chikkigudi Group, Aihole
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To the north of the Ambigera Gudi group, a group of temples are situated a short distance away. Among this group of temples, Chikkigudi is the biggest. It was established around the 7th century AD and consists of a mantapa, a front hall and a shrine. Read More »
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Ravana Phadi, Aihole
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The Ravana Phadi is one of the oldest rock cut cave temples in Aihole, dating back to the 6th century AD. It is located to the south-east of the Hucchimalli Temple. Consisting of large carved pillars and a veranda, this temple houses a Shiva Linga in the inner sanctum. It... Read More »
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Jyothirlinga Group, Aihole
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The Jyothirlinga group of temples is situated at a small distance to the south-west of Ravana Phadi. The temples were built during the period between the 8th and 10th centuries AD. There are two small, flat-roofed temples and Nandi mantapas are situated in front of them. While... Read More »
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Rachi Gudi, Aihole
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Rachi Gudi, situated to the west of Aihole Village, is a Shiva temple constructed around the 11th century AD. There are three cells facing three directions. Small images of Nataraja, Ganapathi and Vishnu are depicted on the external walls of the temple. Read More »
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The Halabasappana Gudi, Aihole
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The Halabasappana Gudi is a small structure with a hall and sanctum and is situated to the west of Aihole Village. Images of of Ganga and Yamuna are engraved on the door frame, at its entrance. Read More »
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Charanthimatha Group of Temples, Aihole
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The Charanthimatha group of temples was built in the Kalyana Chalukya style. It is believed to have been built between the 11th and 12th centuries. The Trikutachala Temple is the chief among this group of temples. Its three shrines are connected by a hall with a portico in... Read More »
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Group of Yeniar Shrines, Aihole
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The Yeniar Shrines are a group of eight temples and are situated a little farther to the south of Aihole Village, along the river bank of River Malaprabha. The temples usually are comprised of a hall, porch and a cellar. They are said to have been built in the 12th century. Read More »
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The Galaganatha Group, Aihole
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The Galaganatha Group of temples has 38 small shrines of which, the Galaganatha Temple is intact, while most of the other temples are in a ruined state. This group of temples is located on the banks of the River Malaprabha, further south of the Huchappayyah Temple. The main... Read More »
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Meganagudi Group of Temples, Aihole
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A number of ancient temples are situated in Megutigudda, a small hillock to the south-east of Aihole Village. These two storied structures date back to the 5th century AD and consist of a natural cavern. The Meguti Jain Temple is the only dated monument in Aihole, dated... Read More »
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Suryanarayana Temple, Aihole
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The temple houses a 2 ft high statue of Lord Surya, along with his consorts, Usha and Sandhya, on a horse-drawn chariot. The temple consists of a four pillared inner hall and the idol is placed in the sanctum. The temple dates back to around the 7th or the 8th century. Read More »
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Triyambakeshvara Group of Temples, Aihole
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The Triyambakeshvara group of temples is situated close to the Charantimatha group, towards the north-eastern side. An idol of Nataraja is situated in the mantapa of a temple that dates back to the 11th century AD. Read More »
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Group of Jainagudis, Aihole
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Some Jaina Basadis are situated to the north of the Triyambakeshvara temples and are known as Yoginarayana or Jainanarayana and are built in the Kalyana Chalukya style. The central shrine of the temple houses the Parshvanatha idol. These structures date back to the 11th... Read More »
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Chakra Gudi, Aihole
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Chakra Gudi is situated a little further to the south of the Lad Khan group. The temple was built around the 9th century and comprises a sanctum, a hall and a rekhanagara style tower. Read More »

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