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Well known as the temple complex of Karnataka and home to about 125 Chalukyan temples, this city is a splendid touristy destination.
True to its sobriquet, it is home to hundreds of temples each of which has a distinctly beautiful structure. Located in Bagalkot district of Karnataka at a distance of around 510 km fromÊBangalore, Aihole is known for its Chalukyan architecture. It is also among the contenders for a position in the UNESCO World heritage site. The architecture flourished around the 6th century AD during the reign of Badami Chalukyas. The towns of Pattadakkal and Badami are also located nearby and together, they form a great region to witness the marvel and grandeur of Chalukyan architecture.
A few essentials of the town include the Durga Temple, Lad Khan Temple, Ravanaphadi Cave Temples, Huchimalli Temple, Meganagudi group, Gowda Temple and the Huchappayyagudi Temple amongst numerous others.
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Aihole houses more than 125 temples. Enjoy exquisite architecture of the temples.
Very few decent hotels and eateries.
Ideal for people who wish to explore places with historical significance and architecture. A good place for family vacations and solo trips.
The city does not have any airport and railway station. The nearest airports are in Hubli and Belgaum, while the nearest railhead is in Bagalkot. The city is well connected by roads, many buses ply... (Read More)