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Ishvara Temple, Arasikere

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Great architecture

The Ishvara Temple is located in Arasikere town of the Hassan district in Karnataka. The temple... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Sajeed K
A hidden gem of Hoysala Architecture

I have accidentally bumped into this temple while going to "Malekallu Tirupathi Hill Temple". It's... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Bengaluru, India
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Malekal Tirupathi road, Hassan 573103, India
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

The Ishvara Temple is located in Arasikere town of the Hassan district in Karnataka. The temple, which is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva, though modest in size and figure sculpture, is considered the most complex one in architecture among surviving Hoysala monuments. Fantastic architecture.

2  Thank Sajeed K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I have accidentally bumped into this temple while going to "Malekallu Tirupathi Hill Temple". It's situated on the way to the Tirupathi temple and in the Arisikere town. I have visited almost all the Hoysala temples in karnataka and this architecture is comparatively unique in...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Temple consists of Great architecture and a very pleasant location to visit. Must visit for peace of mind.

1  Thank HiteshS585
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I have been following many Hoysala temples and I must say Ishvara temple at Arasikere is one among the most unique and astonishing temple. It is unique because of its 16 pointed star shaped sanctum architecture which is not a common feature of traditional Hoysala...More

1  Thank Abhinav A
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Arsikere is off the tourist trail, and when I asked for a taxi there from Hassan they said there was nothing there to visit. They're wrong. This is one of the most impressive of the Hoysala temples. The open hall is unusual and different from...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is one of hoysalas most notable pieces of Architecture and cannot be missed by history buffs, it was built in 1220 AD and made entirely of soapstone.The open hall, with its 16-pointed star plan is most unusual design built by Hoysala architects, the domical...More

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