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Temples Everywhere

Certainly visit the central site with its collection of temples. Very good state of repair and... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
chuckatbigsky
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Hamilton, Montana
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Nice Durga temple at Aihole

Combined it with a visit to Badami and Pattadakal. Nice museum. Has good info about temple styles... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
FamilyOfThree181
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Pune, India
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This ancient city, the first capital of the early Chalukyas, is home to hundreds of beautifully carved temples some of which date back to the 5th and 6th century.
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Bagalkot district, India
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Certainly visit the central site with its collection of temples. Very good state of repair and interesting design feature--rounded end on major temple. But there are many other temples spread throughout the village with houses and animals living side by side with the ancient structures....More

Thank chuckatbigsky
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Combined it with a visit to Badami and Pattadakal. Nice museum. Has good info about temple styles. Wish they had a book about it.

Thank FamilyOfThree181
Reviewed 5 January 2017

One cannot end up visiting all the temples in Aihole, but there are so many that you wont like to miss...the main temple complex is also very nice!

Thank KishenHarendra
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a group of temples , of Siva and Surya Narayan. Architecture is awesome and great place to visit in winter. Make sure to have an umbrella if visited during noon.

Thank atasi
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We arranged a car/driver($49) from our hotel for the 300km northeast to Aihole, Pattadakal, Badami, and return. Starting at 7AM, the toll road made quick work of 105km north up to Hungund, where we entered a rural road for 14km west to Aihole. Parking at...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This complex was excavated and carved out of the localites in the 1980s. Aihole is a town that has a lot of localites still living inside old temples. Hence a lot of the temples are named after the localites that used to stay before it...More

Thank The_Junkie
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Aihole is about 140 kms from Hampi and is a good place for a day's trip. Aihole was once the capital of the Chalukya Dynasty, and is a city with a rich and illustrious history. It has great cultural significance and has more than 100...More

Thank bsd3214
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit for 2hours.surrounding area is pathetic as area not developed by karnataka government. Roads to the temple are terrible.Inside beautiful. Can enjoy temple and museum.

Thank govinda k
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Must and should Place to visit in north karnataka....architecture of the building and carvings over the buildings are so nice and day light makes still colourful.

Thank Adi K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Aihole is located 13 KM from Pattadakal (Ancient temples) & 35 KM from Badami. you need to go via Pattadakal to reach Aihole .Road condition was not good,when we traveled to Aihole. There is Durga temple ,which look like parliament of today.Temple is dedicated to...More

Thank satyarth84
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