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(Belur is also known as Beluru)

Religious (6)

Basadi Halli, Halebid
It is a group of Jain monasteries famous for its pillars, which are highly polished almost resembling mirrors. Basadi Halli is very near to Hoysaleswara temple. Although this complex consists of three temples, the famous is the Parswanathaswamy Temple, which has a 14 ft high figure made of black ... More
Chennakesava Temple
Located on the banks of Yagachi, Chennakesava Temple is one of the main attractions in Belur. The temple is dedicated to Lord 'Chennakeshava' (Vishnu). Built in Dravidian style of architecture by King Vishnuvardhana of Hoysala Dynasty, the temple is a worth visiting place. It is around one hundred... More
Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebid
It is assumed that the building of the Hoysaleswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, was begun in the middle of 12th century. It is covered with intricately engraved sculptures. Even after 87 years of building, this was never completed as the Delhi Sultanate invaded the Halebid by that time. The... More
Kedareswara Temple, Halebid
Kedareshwara temple, a Chalukyan style temple with two Hoysala emblems, is very famous where the sculptor’s talent seems to have overwhelmed even the goldsmith’s skill in its sheer sophistication. The mix of architecture will overwhelm anybody. The Kedareshwara temple, assumed to be built in 13... More
Shantaleswara Temple, Halebid
Shantaleswara Temple with shrines, placed next to each other and faced towards east, dedicated to Hoysaleswara and Shantaleswara, constructed on a high platform, is made out of soft Soapstone, also known as potstone. The remarkable structure of this temple, with Shivlingam in the sanctorum, has be... More
Vishnu Samudra or Big Tank

Miscellaneous (1)

Belur, Halebid
The main attraction in Belur, known as Velapuri during Hoysala period, is the Chennakesava temple complex, which contains the Chennakesava (Lord Vishnu) as the central deity, surrounded by the Kappe Chennigraya temple constructed by Shantaladevi, queen of famous king Vishnuvardhan. Belur, capital ... More
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