Badami Cave Temples
Badami taluk remained the seat of the throne of the Chalukyas from 550 CE - 753 CE, till Chalukya king Kirtivarman II was overthrown by the Rashtrakutas.
Pattadakal has many UNESCO World Heritage temples built by Vikramaditya II.
Mallikarjuna temple is in dravidian style while Kashi Vishwanatha temple is in nagara style at Pattadakal, built around 740 CE.
Aihole, which lies on the banks of the Malaprabha River, is an important temple town with over 140 temples belonging to both the early and later Chalukya times.
Kudalasangama, where Basavanna's samadhi is located.
The 12th century social reformist Basavanna, known for his crusade against caste exploitation, was born in Basavana Bagewadi.
- Mahakuta Mahakuta group of temples
The Mahakuteshwara temple dedicated to Shiva, is built in the Dravidian style.
Mahakuta, once the epicenter of shaiva cult, is a beautiful place surrounded by hills.
Here, an annual fair and festival is held during January & February.
The temple in Banashankari is dedicated to Banashankari or Shakambari, a form of Parvati. It is located at Cholachagud, popularly called Banashankari.
Mudhol is the birthplace of poet Kavi Chakravarti Ranna.
Mudhol was one of the 9-gun princely states of British India.
Mudhol is famous for a breed of dog known as the 'Mudhol Hound.
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