Travel to Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
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The temples at Pattadakal are a perfect allegory of fusion architecture. These ancient monuments were constructed during the Chalukya Dynasty in the 8th century and still stand tall in all its glory. We at BestWay2India, will take you to Aihole housing a temple compound displaying stunning Chalukyan architecture through our Pattadakal Tours and Travel Packages. Pattadakal Monuments were built in a style that compasses both the Dravidian style of architecture and the Nagara style which was preferred in the Northern States. UNESCO declared them as heritage site in 1987 and rightly so. Comparing to the early temples of Aihole, the temples at Pattadakal are larger and grandeur with extensive art work
Ten temples are the main attractions in the town of Pattadakal. Among these 4 of 10 temples were built in the Nagara style and 4 were built using the Dravidian style. And other 2 temples were built using a mixture of both the styles. Adjacent to village Pattadakal are located the best structures inside a secured complex with large compound and open area. Also, the Durga temple is famous for its unimaginable sculptures. Meguti temple is a built of 630 small stone blocks, which makes it a worth sight-seeing place. The Ravanaphadi Cave has some dazzling carvings that captivate tourists from around the world. Further, you will get to witness the charisma of Badami temples. It seems the Chalukyas enhanced their temple construction skills with the experiments they performed at Aihole and built larger temples at Pattadakal. A trove for historians, it was a regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD and displays stunning stone architecture. The Papanatha Temple has impressive carvings on ceiling and pillars that are sure to enchant you as you gaze through the temple corridors. Grab the opportunity with BestWay2India and make your weekend unique and interesting by planning your next trip to Pattadakal.
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A small village, Pattadakal in Karnataka declared as a World Heritage Site by United nations encapsulates the true essence of ancient South India. The city showcases some of the most majestic temples of medieval times and an important destination for archaeologists and historians. At the very beginning of your journey your first destination will be Aihole, where you will climb at the top of the Meguti Hill to spot some Neolithic Dolmens. Climb up to the cave temples of Badami, made of sandstones and get lost in the beauty of yester era. Admire and explore the carvings of deities in mega-size. Also discover the Ravanphadi caves and many other grand temples in this region to satiate the wander luster in you. Few eye-catching attractions of both Pattadakal and Aihole are The Lad Khan temple, the Durga temple, the Mugti temple, the Ravanaphadi cave, Sanghameswara Temple, the Mallikarjuna Temple, Virupaksha temple and the Papanatha Temple. Oldest temple in the group is The Sanghameswara Temple which still stands tall in all its glory. Pillars of Mallikarjuna Temple represent the life of Krishna—a great work of art carved out with such precision. Got hold of our Pattadakal Tours and Travel Packages and explore the lovely South East Asian culture.