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. Plan to see Virupaksha Temple and other attractions that appeal to you using our Pattadakal day trip planning tool .
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  • Pattadkal, clarifies lot of doubts about temple architecture. This is one of them. Extremely useful those are interested in differences of north and south temple architecture. Will be very proud at th...  more »
  • The Nandhi mantapam infront of the temple is the beautiful carving of the ancient sculptures even now existing and receiving pujas with rituals. The nandhi here is as similar as at Ekasila fort and in...  more »
  • Absolutely amzing architecture ... Don't forget to take your camera and show your creativity ... It's a hidden gem in North Karnataka ...  more »
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  • World famous architecture and temples were constructed.. nice to bring your kids and you can explain them about ancient days architecture and works..
  • Dravidian style structure

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