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Chennakesava Temple

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Belur 573115, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not gonna add anything new as there are enough reviews detailing the greatness of this place. The architecture is wonderful and one can probably avail a guide to learn its history!

Thank Vinoth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a historical temple and must visit place while going to Chikmagalur, would recommend a guide to understand more about the temple and nuances of architecture

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one finest temple of Hoysala architecture built during the reign of King Vishnuvardhana. Its is located at Hassan district. One should not miss this place while passing through Hassan. One can seek Lord Chennakesava blessing along with stories and sculptor works at Belur....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marvelous Architecture and splendid sculpture work outside and inside of the temple. Well maintained temple premises. One must visit this historical place for sure.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

govt has taken good steps to maintain such historical places. you can see the marvelous architecture of ancient times.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my kids on this historical and architectural tour to discover our roots. It is my third tour to Belur and Halebeedu, but it always looks more beautiful than my previous visits. Our ancestor’s skills on building these structures and sculptures are truly enchanting....More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a repeat visit for me but this time with spouse. Beautiful temple of 12th century known for its interior architectural beauty. Even now the deity, Chennakeshava is worshipped.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The Temple is a historical milestone of Hoysala dynasty. God Vishnu is the main deity of the Temple and he is called Channkeshava here. Temple is famous for its architecture and sculptures (Shilabalika).

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

One more example of ancient temple in this area (other than Halebidu temple), where one gets to see amazingly beautiful sculptures and carvings of ancient times. One needs to spend good amount of time here, preferably with a guide who has good knowledge of the...More

Thank SatishP474
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Vishnu temple built in 12th Century. Took over 100 years and 3 generations to complete! Proposed UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple premises are kept very neat & clean. The kids got ample space to run around and pose with the statues! The architecture, sculpture...More

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Chandana E
4 August 2018|
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Response from UdtaSant | Reviewed this property |
main entrance has steps inside there is huge space there is a help desk at entrance, I guess they would be able to help
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
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.