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Aihole (pronounced "Eye-hoé"), also referred to as Aivalli, Ahivolal or Aryapura, is a historic site of ancient and medieval era Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments in north Karnataka (India) dated from the fourth century through the twelfth century CE. Located around an eponymous small village...More
Aihole is around 35 kms from Badami and 14 kms from Pattadakal and was the first capital of Chalukyas. Aihole is an active town with archaeological sites spread across the town all over. There are several important places and we visited only few. Aihole hosts...More
Place is amazing that you now after reading thousands of reviews. Here is information about public transport availability.
People here in badami will misguide you. There are government buses available from bus stand 1st bus for Aihole leaves at 7.15am. same for pattadukl.
Visiting the cradle of temple architecture
Paving a rural and dusty road while leaving behind Badami caves and Pattadakal, we were already in a dazed state to have actually seen and touched the stones of the temples of the bygone era of regal elegance.
The main attraction at Aihole is Durga temple. Lad khan temple is also in the same complex. Ravdanaphadi cave temple is a hidden gem, do not miss it. Its a rock cut cave and one of the oldest. There are 100s of temples around Aihole...More
At 35 km from historic Badami, there is a little gem of a place called Aihole. Aihole also belongs to the ancient region known as the cradle of temples right from early Chalukya period from the 6th century. Aihole was the testing ground for ancient...More
Place to start visit to the circuit aihole patadakal makuta badami temple circuit.
Aihole is a group of 108 temples clustered around aihole mist within main preserved complex. This was where chalukyas n later rasyrakutas experimented their different styles of temple design and architecture .
We left Badami early in the morning at 8:30 am and drove to Aihole which 35 km away from Badami via Pattadakal road. Road condition is superb and historical background, the majesty of badami pattadakal made our journey enjoyable. We reached Aihole within one hour....More
You can plan for Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal. Total 2 days are required to explore these site. Badami Fort and Badami caves can be seen in One day. You need one more full day to visit Aihole and Pattadakal. Best place to... More
You can plan for Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal. Total 2 days are required to explore these site. Badami Fort and Badami caves can be seen in One day. You need one more full day to visit Aihole and Pattadakal. Best place to stay is badami. In badami Clarks Inn and Badami court are best options.