Keladi is a village situated in the Shimoga District of Karnataka. This place was the first capital of the Keladi Nayaka Kingdom, who rose to prominence after the disintegration of the Vijayanagara Empire.
Shri Rameshwara temple or Keladi Rameshwara temple is the prime attraction of the destination. Dedicated to Lord Rameshwara, this temple also contains shrines of Goddess Parvati and Lord Veerabhadra. This temple is noted for its Kadamba, Hoysala and Dravidian styles of temple architecture.
Keladi Museum is another attraction, which has a rich collection of artifacts and relics belonging to the period of the Keladi Nayakas. Exhibits of this museum include copper inscriptions, palm leaves, coins, sculptures and idols from the Hoysala and Chalukya period, etc.
Timing: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Closed on Saturday and Sunday)