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Halebidu Temple

Halebid, India
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Beautiful ruins

We were on our way to Hassan and decided to stop by at halebidu. The age old hoysala kingdom's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Charithra N
Bengaluru, India
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Destroyed Village

Well that's what it literally means if you translate the local language into English. But don't let... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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This was the 12th-century capital of the Hoysalas.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were on our way to Hassan and decided to stop by at halebidu. The age old hoysala kingdom's temple ruins is one of the beautiful ones I have seen! The intricate sculpting, futuristic thinking of the patrons and sculptors and amazing work of the...More

Thank Charithra N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well that's what it literally means if you translate the local language into English. But don't let that disappoint you since even in it's incomplete (Despite the 190 years in making) and destroyed (It was vandalized twice) avatar it is going to leave you spellbound....More

Thank Ashu1920
Reviewed 1 week ago

The carvings at the Halebidu temple are probably the most precise in existence today. The place deserves more attention than it gets.

Thank Pr4sh4nt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends, what an amazing artistry and sculptures carved back in the days, a proud heritage to carry forward, was good to spend time , although avoid the afternoons due to heat and humidity, friendly guides available.

Thank Issac P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is epitome of architectural knowledge. The chennakesava temple was built in the time of hoysala dynasty. The sculptures would blow your mind and will make you wonder how in the the world, in those days, were people able to design those without having...More

Thank Traveller_King16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Belur and Halebidu temples are architectural and sculptural marvel. The carvings done on the walls of the temple are stunning. These carvings goes on to show how rich our culture and heritage are.

Thank Surojit G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s a hoysala culture temple built around 1000 years back. It was attacked and hence destructed at few places. It is a Shiva temple. The carvings outside the temple and inside too is awesome. All the Vishnu avatars, Ramayana and many stories from Puran are...More

Thank PrashantTN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just like Belur, an architectural and sculptural marvel. Make sure you take a guide so that you don't miss the detail in any of the carvings, and visit the museum (very nominal fee) to support local archaeology. A very moving place which was once a...More

Thank Ashutosh2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This 12th century Temple complex of Hoysala dynasty is worth visiting. It's history and Indian mythology carved in stone with passion and true belief. You can spend hours to see the beauty on the outside walls of the temple. If you really want to understand...More

Thank sbmehta_2000
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This and its next door cousin the Belur Temple are examples of how good our architects and craftmen were. The carvings in the temple as akin as to one done on wood. The three dimension are amazing to be captured on the stone. The secret...More

Thank Mahesh_Bhaktha
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Visiting with Non-hindu visitors from UK> Are they allowed everywhere, except sannadhi?
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
Days on which the visitors are allowed in the Temples of Belur and Halebeedu ?
13 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.
Are these temples at Belur and Halebeedu open for the Visitors on all days of the week ? If not on which day is it Clos
13 May 2015|
Response from Zenmaster777 | Reviewed this property |
Open daily 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM