Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal

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See one of the best examples of the country’s ancient religious architecture at Virupaksha Temple, taking a walk and enjoying the breeze from the river on whose bank the site stands. A memorable place, because of its interesting history and the cultural significance, it attracts innumerable visitors who come to pray or enjoy the art and design. Reflect on the stucco masterpieces outside, depicting the deities to whom the temple is dedicated, and if you’re lucky enough, you might be there for one of the annual festivals that always offer a good time. Using our world travel planner, Pattadakal attractions like Virupaksha Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • July 3, 2017
    The Virupaksha temple is one of the important temples in Pattadakal complex. Pujas are conducted in this temple  more »
  • December 31, 2016
    Pattadakal temples evolved during the Chalukyas in the 8th century CE. its located on the left bank of river Malaprabha (22 kms from Badami). It was the seat of the Hindu Art and Architecture and are ...  more »
  • December 30, 2016
    It is worth seeing and be proud of our culture and heritage. Its a mammoth structure in a very good condition.  more »
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  • March 30, 2017
    World famous architecture and temples were constructed.. nice to bring your kids and you can explain them about ancient days architecture and works..
  • March 23, 2017
    Dravidian style structure

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