Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, Pattadakal

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World Heritage-listed Group of Monuments at Pattadakal is best known for its Jain and Hindu temples, many of which date back to the 8th century. The nearby village is so small, most visitors skip it in favor of taking a day trip from Badami. Using our world travel planner, Pattadakal attractions like Group of Monuments at Pattadakal can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • September 26, 2017
    If you want to experience poetry in stone you have to visit the temple complex at Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You are sure to be left awe struck & spell bound by the grandeur & finesse o...  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    The Group of Monuments of Pattadakallu is the collection of our history of Karnataka. It is good and best place to know Historical statements.  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    Well maintained structures and gardens!Thoroughly enjoyed my visit here and had some nice photos taken here too!This UNESCO world heritage site has Hindu and Jain temples. Definitely not to be missed ...  more »
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  • July 6, 2017
    Known as the capital of the Chalukya Dynasty, the group of monuments at Pattadakal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite of being built by the south Indian kingdoms, the architectural styles displayed here crosses various styles such as Nagara, Dravidian, Rekha and Prasada in their designs. The temples were mostly built during the 6th and the 8th centuries providing them with a vast historic value.
  • April 24, 2017
    The best place for a family trip. The moments are amazing. Each and every temples are a treat to our eyes.
  • May 20, 2017
    From the moment i came across this word Pattadakal, i was eager to visit this place. By the way the locals call it Pattadakallu (sounds more sexy too). As i began to read about this place, the list began to grow, finally we made up our mind to visit the places, and we kept our base as Bijapur, since that would be the best decent place to stay and visit these places. A wonderful amazing place, full of history, from the 6th to the 8th century. Wonderful chalukyan architecture. Historians consider Aihole as a kindergarden in temple architecture, which was perfected here in Pattadakalu, hence they called this the high school in temple architecture and finally mastered in Badami, which was considered to be the college of temple architecture. When you visit all three places you can clearly see the gradation in the way the sculptures get improvement. The chalukyans were at war with the Pallavas of Tamil nadu, due to which the pallava princess were married to the chalukyan kings. When the pallava princess went north, they took with them the sculptures who did the wonderful sikkara type temples in pattadakal. Wonderful place, definitely not to be missed if you are interested in history and also a good place for beautiful photography.
  • June 25, 2017
    very nice place.. well maintained..
  • February 19, 2017
    A good group of monuments is very well kept grounds . I totally pleasant experience, although rs500 per person to get in is pricey and there aren't that many things to see . We got there at opening time before the crowds and heat came , which i think was a good call

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