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Ranked 5 of 8 sightseeing in Gadag

Dambala Temple is a group of temples located in Dambala town. It is situated at a distance of around 20 km from Gadag. The Dodda Basappa Temple is a prominent temple known for its multigonal stellar shape. It is believed that the temple is constructed by the Kalyani Chalukyan rulers. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the presiding deity of the region.

The temple has beautifully designed door steps and its entrance is engraved with festoons and rosettes. The stone carved pillars and walls are decorated with figures and paintings of various gods and goddesses. A Buddhist shrine, dedicated to Goddess Tara Devi, is situated near the Dambala Temple.

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Manjukiran Reddy2.9/5

3 reviews

Historic beauty

Dambala Temple a good attraction with no crowd and well-maintained by ASI with green wn arround. There is also another must watch place here known as Japada Bhavi which can be accessed by contacting local people. This is place where Saints used to meditate. A must watch.

Harish Bysani4.3/5

10 reviews

A star typed temple

This temple is a typical star shaped temple. However, as the corners of the temple is not sharp, it looks to be circular in shape. This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. There is a big Nandi and this temple is commonly called as Dambal Doddabasappa Temple.

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