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Ishvara Temple, Arasikere

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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 December 6, 2017
vignesh d
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Bengaluru, India
Ancient Shivalaya

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

Reviewed May 14, 2017
Hitesh S
via mobile
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Dec 5, 2017
“A hidden gem of Hoysala Architecture”
May 13, 2017
“Ancient Shivalaya”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hassan 573103, India
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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

Thank vignesh d
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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.

Thank Hitesh S
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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

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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

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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

Thank ajay_shenoy
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