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Address: Belur, India
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Nice Place to visit. Roads are not so good but an average quality. Easy to get the darshan. No money minded People. It was nice stay but drink water facility is missing. Please... read more

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Hyderabad, India
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10 reviews
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Nice Place to visit. Roads are not so good but an average quality. Easy to get the darshan. No money minded People. It was nice stay but drink water facility is missing. Please carry your food or please arrange the food by yourself. Thank you!

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed walking around and seeing the sculptures. Everything was so precisely carved in those olden days.

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

- I've been to Doddagaddavalli, Belavadi, Halebeedu, Somnathapura, Hosahalu, and still have to visit a few more places, but among all of them, this is the best work of the Hoyasalas. - Needed three generations of Hoyasala kings (~100 years) to be completed. King Vishnuvardhana is the one who started the construction, and his grandson finished it. - Unlike other... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the breath taking masterpiece of Hoysala architecture, the carvings are minute in details like in paintings. Many statues are highly ornated and I strongly recommend any person to visit this temple. Below are top most temples built by Hoysala rulers(from my opinion) 1. Chennakesava temple - Belur 2. Kesava temple - somnathpura 3. Hoysaleswara temple - Halebidu 4.... More 

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Thank vignesh d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome architecture and make sure that you hire a guide there (it costs 300 for 4 people) so that you get all those minute details.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful temples of the Hoysala era, you may need at least two hours if you love temple architect. You will get tired taking photos. Multiple temples in the campus are worth seeing. Everywhere you look, you can see carvings you just want to look at for hours. The main temple has a large number of figures, statues and idols inside... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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10 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was totally mesmerized by the beauty of this temple and it's still operational , is the best part . There is Vishnu aarti at 7:30 pm and i totally loved it . I visited this temple mostly for photography and to see hoysala architecture . It's a huge and lovely temple complex . In summers visit this place after... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While returning from Chickmagalur thought should visit as had time n hand. Plan was to spend 10-15 mins and move on.. but this place took away almost 2 hours and we had to pull ourselves away. It was absolutely Magic on stones. Everything in symmetry so beautiful and detailing to the T We reached around 11ish and though a Sunday... More 

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Mumbai
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit if you are either staying at Bangalore or Mysore. The architecture is worth an applaud.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Chennakeshava means Smart Vishnu. A unique pilar made by one stone stand on a surface but it's all lower portion not on ground touch and still there after several earthquake.The most precession carvings, unbelievable sculptures. Destroyed by Khilji emporors in olden days.Must see and feel the olden decades.

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