Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

The coastal state of Karnataka is famous for its unique temples known for its architecture from the ancient Hoysala Empire. It is a place that has preserved its cultural heritage in today’s world. Karnataka is one unique destination wherein there’s never a dull moment when it comes to touring the temples. The most famous temples of Karnataka state include the Annapoorneshwari temple, Marikamba temple Sagar, Mahabaleshwar Temple at Gokarna and Mahaganapati temple. Experience the beauty of South Indian Temples with Low Cost Taxi Rental AHA Taxis. Most of these temples are ancient and architectural wonders. |6 Famous Temple tours of Coastal Karnataka|

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

6 Famous Temple tours of Coastal Karnataka

Durga Temple, Aihole

Durga Temple of Aihole is the biggest and the most attractive temple in whole Karnataka. Though the temple name is Durga temple, it has nothing to do with the Goddess Durga. In the local region, Durga means ‘fort’. As the temple was found near a fort, people named it as Durga (Fort) temple. It was built in the 7th century AD, the temple boasts of beautiful rich cut architecture and it is built in an apsidal and oblong shape.

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Mookambika Temple, Kollur

Mookambika Temple is one of the famous temples in India located in Kollur which is located at a distance of 130 km from Mangalore. This temple is built among the hills of Kodachadri in the western ghats and it is also believed that the temple was built at least 1200 years ago. Sri Mookambika Temple is a unique temple among the other Hindu gods and goddesses as she embodies the powers of Mahalaxmi, Mahasaraswati and Mahakali combined into one as Adiparashakthi.

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Murudeshwar Shiva Temple, Bhatkal

Murudeshwar Shiva Temple is the world’s tallest Shiva temple dedicated to Lord Shiva which lies on the court of Arabian Sea and lies in the holy beach town in the Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. This temple is built on the Kandula hill which is surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea. Further, it has a 20-storied Gopura being constructed on the temple.

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple

Dharmasthala Manjunatha temple is situated on the banks of Netravali river. It is one of the unique temples in Karnataka where both Lord Shiva and a Jain Theerthankara are worshipped together. In an average, more than 10,000 people visit this temple on an everyday basis, visiting these temples through road are most popular way of exploring its astonishing beauty, you can book from Dharmasthala to Shimoga cab with AHA Taxis.  Dharmasthala is known for the abode of Dharma which is considered as the quintessence of humanity and faith.

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Virupaksha Temple, Hampi

Virupaksha temple is considered as one of the World Heritage sites of UNESCO which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was constructed in Lakkana Dandesha’s assistants who was the commander under King Deva Taya II. The very origin of the temple history as a sacred place that revolves around the myths associated with Virupaksha. Karnataka is also known as land of Temples and religious places, exploring them through road trip with AHA Taxis from Hampi to Gokarna would be pleasurable and gratifying. It is believed that this temple has been functioning ever since its inception in the 7th century AD which makes this temple the oldest functioning temples in India.

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Badami Cave Temple, Bagalkot

Badami Cave Temple is one of the widely known historic temples in Karnataka built in 578 AD. It was constructed in Chalukya-style architecture with four different caves that consist of the idols of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. While one of them is dedicated to Jainism. This place is quite popular for its cave temples that are cut out of sandstone rocks which surrounds the Agastya Lake. The Government of India has declared Badami as one of the heritage cities in India.

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

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Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

Temple Tours of Coastal Karnataka

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Roshan Dibya Ranjan

Hi! I’m Roshan. I started my travels without any plans to unknown destinations. I always believe that ‘We live only once’. So I try to make most of my life by traveling around the world. travel and photography is just an integral part of my life. For me, as a photographer ‘Every face has a story to tell’.

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