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The Temple is a historical milestone of Hoysala dynasty. God Vishnu is the main deity of the Temple and he is called Channkeshava here. Temple is famous for its architecture and sculptures (Shilabalika).
One more example of ancient temple in this area (other than Halebidu temple), where one gets to see amazingly beautiful sculptures and carvings of ancient times.
One needs to spend good amount of time here, preferably with a guide who has good knowledge of the...More
Vishnu temple built in 12th Century. Took over 100 years and 3 generations to complete! Proposed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The temple premises are kept very neat & clean. The kids got ample space to run around and pose with the statues! The architecture, sculpture...More
If you are fond of old architecture, this temple is a treat for you. It was built in 103 years starting 1116 AD and is dedicated to Vijayanarayan Ji who is one of the 24 avataras of Vishnu. The outside and the interior is rich...More
Located 180 kms. from Bangalore, you could take a car/bus or go to Hassan (30 kms. away) and take a bus/taxi from here.
Chennakeshava means Beautiful Keshav
The Temple is also known as the Keshava or Vijayanarayana Temple.
There are sprawling lawns around this temple...More
Belur world famous temple. Built by Vishnuvardhana king. It tooks 300 years to Built. Lord Chennakeshava (Vishnu in Mohini avatharam) is the main God. Chenna means Beauty full it's prathistapana took in 1117AD with Lot of sculptures. This temple is famous for Madhanicas. Some are...More
This is a must-see destination not just in Karnataka state, but in india. The stone carvings in this 12th century temple of the Hoysala dynasty are among the finest in the country. There are so many details to see in this temple that a guide...More