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Chennakesava Temple

Belur, India
+91 96000 17031
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Belur, India
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"hoysala architecture"
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"channa"
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"intricate carvings"
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"three generations"
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"soap stone"
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"main deity"
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"star shaped"
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"tourist guide"
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"mythological stories"
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"must visit place"
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"visit belur"
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"outer walls"
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"mind blowing"
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"master piece"
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"architectural wonder"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another must see temple to understand the Hoysala architecture. Well maintained and better managed than Halibedu temple. Guide is useful for understanding historical information. Visit during early morning or evening. Gets crowded during the weekends.

Thank Jude V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My capsule review :) * Main attraction is the Temple * Have to try the local street cuisine, it is Vegetarian * Parking is on the roadside * Entry is not free Read my full review by visiting my website, the link is available on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful heritage temple famous for its sculpture. Enjoyed the intricately sculpted Hoysala era architecture and was awed by the artisans patience in building such fine sculpts.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there around 11 a. m.. Not much crowd.. We visited God chennakesava.. The architecture of the temple is awesome... Before that on the way we visited two more temples one is "Doddagadvanhalli Lakshmi temple" and the other is "Halebeedu Siva Temple". Doddagadvanhalli is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful temple with intricate sculpture and architecture. I would recommend to hire a guide who will explain in detail the history of temple and the details about the carvings in the temple. Can include adjacent halebidu and shravanabelagola. A day trip from Bangalore can...More

Thank Amita P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From Hassan, it is around 45-50 mins drive. This is a historic place, marked as one of UNESCO heritage site, built by Hoysala Dynasty. Amazing sculptures. When we went, maintenance work was going on to retain them in a proper way. There are guided tour...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The details that the amazing sculptures have - will leave you amazed . Every wall has intricate sculptures - from top to bottom

Thank Dhananjaya R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mindblowing art, carvings in soapstone, history, storytelling through stonework. renowned for their Shila Balikas sculpted on their exterior walls. So intricate & beautiful. The temple is star shaped & unique to all of Hoysala architecture.Blessed to be in a country with so much art. But...More

Thank m0ney999
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is one of the UNESCO heritage site. Beautiful carvings and calmness in the temple premises takes you to another world. There are guided tours providers for rs 500 or so per group. One can avail that to get insights on history. A must visit...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This temple is good for people who love architecture and photography. You should hire a guide and he will tell you about the history of this.

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Nishchal G
27 May 2016|
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Response from Ajay V | Reviewed this property |
The temple is open on all days from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM. I went there around 4:30 PM
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Aswin S
11 October 2015|
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Response from Balaji S | Reviewed this property |
From Hassan visit Belur and Halebidu temples.On the way if time permits you can visit Gomateshwara . From Belur you can proceed to Chickamagalore.
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