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Halebidu Temple

Halebid, India
+91 81243 05845
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Travel to the capital city of Hoysalas

The Hoysaleswara temple in Halebidu, Karnataka, reflects the splendid marvel of the Hoysala empire... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mysuru (Mysore), India
Rich History on Art

The place will be of interest of you are a keen art lover n respect craftsmanship. Take a guide at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rajesh m
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This was the 12th-century capital of the Hoysalas.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
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“stone carvings” (23 reviews)
“day trip” (21 reviews)
Halebid, India
+91 81243 05845
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Hoysaleswara temple in Halebidu, Karnataka, reflects the splendid marvel of the Hoysala empire. Halebidu was the capital city of Hoysalas. The temple includes carvings, sculptures, emblems, Nandi vigraha, shrines, mandapas, pillars, ceiling, etc. The 12th century temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Guides are...More

Thank nirmal95paul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place will be of interest of you are a keen art lover n respect craftsmanship. Take a guide at Inr 300 they will show n explain the prominent pieces in about 30 mins, and take ur time to observe them more in detail post...More

Thank rajesh m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Halebidu temple is beautifully carved... it has long history associated with it. better if you get guide along or yourself should know history to enjoy such structures..

1  Thank kedar2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hale-beed (Halebid) means old layout or an old camp. It also means ruined place! Once buzzing thriving cultural place today in complete silence. But then why visit? First, lets read some history. The place is called “Dwarasamudra” capital of Hoysala dynasty who ruled the Karnataka...More

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple contains amazing ornamental carvings. The temple should first be seen with a guide ( cost around Rs 300). Guides will generally hurry you along; showing you the highlights in around 30 to 40 minutes.Then take a liesurely round to appreciate / photograph the...More

Thank JPGMumbai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amongst the 3 temples of Hoysala temples, its famous for its carvings on the exterior of the temple. The carvings are really beautiful and if you are visiting this place do hire a ASI guide, charges are not much and the guide will be able...More

Thank Akshat K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I rated this 3 is the fact that Belur has richer and well maintained structure. Other than that this is another amazing temple of the Hoysala architecture. #No good restaurants nearby. Only KSTDC restaurant. Food is good but if you need bigger...More

Thank Raghuveer M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Helbidu temple dedicated to lord shiva,Once capital of Hoysala empire. Visit to this temple was very good .One can experience the hoysala workmanship. Road towards this place is good

Thank diwya m
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We have visited Belur Chennakesava and Halebidu Temples from Hassan. We got a train in From Banglore on 22nd Dec 2017 at 8.30 pm and reached Hassan Jn Railway Station early morning at 2.00 am. We just spend some time in the waiting hall till...More

Thank Shiva P
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Temple with beautiful carvings and like the belur temple, it is preferable to have a guided tour to understand the architecture. It takes around an hour to go through out the temple. It is generally peaceful, not so crowded. There is bookshop nearby where...More

Thank Amruta R
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25 December 2015|
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Response from rligade | Reviewed this property |
Certainly yes at Halebidu and Belur temples.there are no restrictions there but in general pls respect Hindu traditions and do not consume alcohol or meat 🍖 and wear a descent attire for both males and females. Body shd b... More
12 May 2015|
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Response from Balakrishnan V | Reviewed this property |
There is no leave days for this tourism place, could visit any day.
12 May 2015|
Response from Zenmaster777 | Reviewed this property |
Open daily 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM