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Badami

Badami (Kannada: ಬದಾಮಿ), formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India. It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for rock cut and other structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake.

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Banashankari Amma Temple - Location and Access
... The Banashankari temple located to the south of Badami and the Badami town itself are enclosed between two gorges ... is located at Cholachagudd about 5 km (3.1 mi) from Badami on the road to Gadag ... Badami Railway Station, served by the South Western Railways, is the nearest railhead ...
Badami Chalukya Architecture
... The Badami Chalukya architecture was a temple building idiom that evolved in the time period of 5th – 8th centuries ... date back to around 450 in Aihole when the Badami Chalukyas were feudatories of the Kadamba of Banavasi ... Sounder Rajan, the Badami Chalukyas contribution to temple building matched their valor and their achievements in battle ...
Badami Oil Field
... The Badami oil field is an oil field in the Alaska North Slope ... Badami was discovered by Conoco in 1990 at the Badami Number 1 well ... The Badami pipeline was constructed to connect the field with the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, more than 30 miles (48 km) away ...
Temples Of North Karnataka - Badami Region
... Temples at Badami Badami is in the Bagalkot District ... Badami known formerly as Vatapi was the ancient capital of the Chalukyas ... Badami Cave Temples Badami arrayed with most picturesque location is worth a visit site ...