Tourist Places in Bagalkot

Places to Visit in Bagalkot

Bagalkot - #58 of 97 in Karnataka |
Bagalkot Average Rating - 4.9/7 1 based on 44 Ratings

Bagalkot is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Bagalkot is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Bagalkot are February, November, December. There are 19 tourist places in Bagalkot, 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 Bagalkot 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 Bagalkot for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Bagalkot Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Bagalkot, browse through photos & pictures, explore Bagalkot using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Bagalkot, which are great places to visit, are Kashivisvesvara Temple, Badami Fort, Jain Temple, Archaeological Museum. Bagalkot can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Bagalkot Tourist Places



Jain Temple, Bagalkot
  • Type: Religious Place
Jain Temple, Bagalkot
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Jain Temple of Pattadakkal is a three storey ancient temples located on the bank of river Malaprabha. Records state that the temples were constructed by Krishna II, a Rastrakuta King, in 9th century. It can be observed that this is an important temple with some special... Read More »
"Wonders of our past!"Sep 28, 2013
Virupaksha Temple, Bagalkot
  • Type: Place of Worship
Virupaksha Temple, Bagalkot
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Virupaksha Temple, one of the popular temples of the region, was built between 733 and 745 AD by Lokamahadevi, queen of Vikaramaditya II. Often known as Shri Lokeswara-Maha-Sila-prasada or Lokeshwara, the name of the temple is derived from the name of the queen, who... Read More »
"Excellent sculptures"Dec 14, 2013
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Archaeological Museum, Bagalkot
  • Type: Museum
Archaeological Museum, Bagalkot
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Archaeological Museum is situated near the ancient temples in Durga Temple complex of Aihole. Possessing religious and historical significance, the site is renowned for housing more than 100 ancient temples built between the 6th and 8th century by the Chalukyas. Originally... Read More »
"Preservation!"Sep 28, 2013
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Badami Fort, Bagalkot
  • Type: Fort
Badami Fort, Bagalkot
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Badami Fort is located adjacent to the popular rock cave temples at Badami. The prime attractions of the fort include large granaries and an underground chamber, which are located inside the premises of this fort. Situated on the top of the hill, the fort houses Malegitti... Read More »
"Awesome Place!"Sep 28, 2013
Kashivisvesvara Temple, Bagalkot
  • Type: Place of Worship
Kashivisvesvara Temple, Bagalkot
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Kashivisvesvara Temple was constructed during 8th century and is believed to be one of the last temples of early Chalukyan architectural style in the Pattadakkal region. The ancient shrine was constructed by the Rashtrakutas in the Nagara architectural style. The temple is... Read More »
"A Nostalgic Experience"Sep 28, 2013
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Badami Cave Temples, Bagalkot
  • Type: Place of Worship
Badami Cave Temples, Bagalkot
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Badami Cave Temples are a group of four beautiful cave temples, which are located in sandstone hills of Badami town in Bagalkot District of Karnataka. Earlier, Badami was the capital of the Chalukyas and these temples were constructed by Chalukya rulers during 6th to 8th... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Durga Temple, Bagalkot
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Durga Temple, one of the famous ancient shrines of the region, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Representing a fine example of Dravidian and Northern architectural styles, the temple was built between late 7th and early 8th century by the Vikramaditya II, a Chalukya ruler. The... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Mallikarjuna Temple, Bagalkot
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Mallikarjuna Temple was built by Trailokyamahadevi in 740 AD after her husband Vikramaditya II achieved victory over the Pallavas of Kanchipuram. As per inscriptions, the temple is called Sri Trailokeswara Maha Shaila Prasada and appears very similar to nearby Virupaksha... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Banashankari Temple, Bagalkot
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Banashankari Temple, one of the beautiful shrines of Hindus in the region, is dedicated to Shakhambri Devi, an incarnation of goddess Parvati. The name of the temple is derived from its location, which is spread in Tilakaaranya forest at Cholachagudd near Badami. The ancient... Read More »
  • Type: Craft
Papanatha Temple, Bagalkot
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Papanatha Temple is a smaller temple built in the Pattadakkal complex of temples. As per inscriptions inside the temple, the shrine was constructed in 680 AD and is dedicated to Mukteshwara. The distinct feature of this temple is the inclusion of narrative panels on the walls... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Lad Khan Temple, Bagalkot
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Lad Khan Temple, one of the finely experimental temples, is situated south of the Durga Temple. The temple was constructed by Chalukyas during 450 AD in the Panchayat hall style. The name of the temple is derived from the name of a Muslim prince, who converted it into his... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Jain Meguti Temple, Bagalkot
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Jain Meguti Temple belongs to the Galaganatha Group of Temple and is located on a small hilltop in Aihole. According to inscriptions, the temple was built in 634 AD by Ravikeerthi, a commander and minister of Pulakesin II. Though these temples were not completed, their carving... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Sangameshwara Temple, Bagalkot
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Sangameshwara Temple, also known as Vijayeswara Temple, is located in the Pattadakal town. The temple was constructed by King Vijayaditya between 696 and 733 AD and the name of the shrine is derived from his name. Even after many attempts, this temple is incomplete in its... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Galaganath Temple, Bagalkot
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Galaganath Temple, one of the famous temples constructed by using sandstone, was built in 750 AD. Using the Rekha-Nagra style of architecture, the temple includes a garbha griha as a main complex for the placement of idol. A Pradakshinapatha (a circular path around the garbha... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
Gowda Temple, Bagalkot
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Gowda Temple is situated in close vicinity of Lad Khan Temple and has the same style of architecture. The temple was dedicated to Goddess Bhagavati and is believed to be constructed earlier than Ladh Khan Temple. The main sanctum of the temple stands on the high moulded base,... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Ravanphadi Cave, Bagalkot
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Ravanphadi Cave is a cave temple dedicated to Shiva and is situated in the south-east of the Hucchimalli Temple. Constructed during 6th century, the temple is believed to be one of the oldest existing temples of the region. Surrounded by huge walls, this cave temple has a... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Huchappayyagudi Temple, Bagalkot
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Huchappayyagudi Temple, one of the famous temples at Aihole, was constructed in 8th century and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple has a shikhara over the garbh griha, also known as the main sanctum, which is the most common style found in Chalukyan architecture. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Surayanarayana Temple, Bagalkot
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Surayanarayana Temple, one of the famous temples of the destination, is situated on the north-east of Ladh Khan Temple. The idol enshrined in the temple is an icon of Surya with his two consorts Usha and Sandhaya. The chariot on which all these superstructures are seated is... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Kontigudi Temples, Bagalkot
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Kontigudi Temples, also known as Konti Group of Temples, is located in the centre of the market place. Oldest among the four temples, this temple dates back to the 5th century, while the succeeding temples were built in later years. One of the temples built in 10th century is... Read More »
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