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Phenomenal temple

The brilliance in sculpting which is so well preserved in this temple is beyond words. Make sure... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Anu99Raj
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Bengaluru, India
Just WOW it is

Its clean and very well maintained around 900year temple,with Lord Shiva and Godess Sharadamba... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Kirankumar S
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chikmagalur 577228, India
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The brilliance in sculpting which is so well preserved in this temple is beyond words. Make sure you take a guide, otherwise one cannot appreciate the stories these carvings say and you may otherwise miss details.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Its clean and very well maintained around 900year temple,with Lord Shiva and Godess Sharadamba idols.MINute level wonderful architecture...there s a big green lawn ouside, with gud parking facility...u can easily spend 1-2 hrs here..

Thank Kirankumar S
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

There is a Sharadamba idol that many miss inside this temple.Powerful,boon giving Goddess. Serene it is a living monument of all the knowledge this country has lost when it comes to engineering marvels.That the history of this whole region had to be 'discovered' is pathetic...More

Thank ShobhaGowri
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This temple is built by Hoysala dynasty... A remarkable place for its history and architectural design. Stone carvings on outer wall narrates Epic story of Ramayana. This place is located near to tarikere, everyday at noon prasada(lunch) is offered to visitors by temple authorities. It's...More

Thank Suveesh r
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

After spending some lovely times at the River Tern lodge, we visited this place on the way back to Bangalore. It was an ethereal experience. This is a little gem of a temple, an embodiment to the best of Hoysala architecture. Each of the panels...More

Thank godotrr
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A place which is very far and out of the way. Travelers can go to Kemmangundi instead of driving down here. One you have seen Belur and Halebid this place has nothing to offer.

Thank VIJAY K
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went to the village for a wedding about 8 years ago and never got out of the car. If I did visit it then, I would have found it in its original state. However I visited when I went to the village for another wedding....More

Thank Sudhir P
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Amruteshvara temple comprises a wide open mantapa(hall),a vimana(shrine) of ekakuta design and a closed mantapa connecting it with an open hall.One of the highlights of the temple is rows of shining lathe turned pillars supporting the ceiling of the Mantapa.

Thank kmegha911
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

This temple is very close from Chicmaglur and less marketed as compared to Belur and Halebeedu. The temple has three garbhgrihas. The stone work is ornate with beautiful statues of deities in some parts. Idol of Bhagwan Vishnu is very beautiful and it feels as...More

Thank mandarchougule
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This temple was one of the master pieces of Malithamma the greatest architect and sculptor of 12th century. His another notable work is the beautiful Kesava temple at Somnathapura. Notable feature of this temple is the 3 main entrances to the sanctum sanctorum, each entrance...More

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