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Badami is a small town located in Karnataka. It is known for rock sculpture and temple architecture. The town was originally known as Vatapi and was the seat of government of the Badami Chalukyas in the 6th century AD. The name Vatapi has its......Read more on Badami


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Cave Temples of Badami, Badami
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The four cave temples of Badami have intricate carvings, citing the mythological events and religious teachings of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Cave Temple 1 is the oldest temple with carvings of Shiva in the avatars of Ardhanareeswara and Harihara that date back to... Read More »
"Amazing site"1 month ago "Awesome intricate carvings"1 month ago
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Banashankari Temple, Badami
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The Chalukyas of Kalyan are believed to have built the Banashankari Temple located at Cholachigud, just 5 km from Badami. This temple is dedicated to Devi Parvati who killed a demon at Banashankari named Durgamasura. This is mentioned in the Skanda Purana. In the temple,... Read More »
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Agastya Lake, Badami
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Agastya Lake, Badami
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The Agastya Lake is surrounded by hills and reddish sandstone temples. The waters of this lake are said to possess healing powers too. The sandstone rocks around this lake have gaps in them that act as pathways to climb up the nearby hill. Bhuthanatha Temple is located on... Read More »
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Durga Temple, Badami
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Durga Temple, Badami
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Kotilinga Temple, Badami
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