Karnataka Famous Temples


The State of Karnataka is very famous for temples which attract many Tourists. Here the Temples are built by following the Dravidian style of architecture.

Bull Temple in Bangalore:
Bull Temple is located in Bangalore. It is famous for Nandi the vagana of Shiva which is 4.57-m high and 6.10-m long. This temple is occupied by the tourists throughout the year.

Badami Cave Temples:
Badami is the name for cave temples. There is a blue lake, temple shrines, museum and above all Hindu and Jain caves, made up of Sandstone. The largest is the third cave temple which is dedicated to lord Vishnu.

Markandeshwara Temple at Kallur:
Markandeshwara Temple is for Lord Markandeshwara. It is believed that the Vijayanagar Empire Krishnadevaraya worshipped in these temples along with his family.

Mookambika Temple at Kollur:
The famous Mookambika Temple is situated in Kollur. This temple is decicated to Goddess Mookambika Devi.

Nandi Temples at Nandi Hills:
The Nandi Temple is located on the foothills of Nandi Hills. This temple is dedicated to Bhoganandiswara and Yoganandiswara.

Narada Temple At Naradagadde:
Narada Temple is dedicated to the famous Divine Sage called Narada. This temple is not only getting devotees but also by the travel enthusiast who spend their valuable time on the bank of the river.

Pattabhirama Temple at Hampi:
Pattabhirama Temple is located in Hampi. It is dedicated to Lord Rama. This temple is famous for its unique architecture which remembering the Vijayanagar Empire.

Sravanabelagola at Sravanabelagola in Mysore:
This structural marvel is located near Mysore. Here the famous naked statue of Gomateswara is situated about 60 feet height. There are some Jain temples also here which are built by following the Hoysala style.

Iskcon Temple in Bangalore:
Iskcon temple is located in Bangalore city. The majestic temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and goddess Radha. This temple is popular among national and international tourists.

Gavi Gangadhareshvara Temple:
This Banglore's oldest temple was built in the 16th century by Kemoe Gowda. This temple is popular by its granite pillars which support colossal discs symbolizing the sun and the moon. The amazing feature of this temple is sun's rays passing between Nandhi's horns and reach directly to the lingam inside the cave, it happens only in the evening time.


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