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Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Pattadakal:

1. Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal


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Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal

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The largest temple in Pattadakal, this was built in the 8th century to commemorate the victory of Vikramaditya II over the Pallavas of Kanchi. Multiple inscriptions and stone carvings are featured on the stone mantapa. Sculptures of various Hindu Gods are housed in this temple.

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2. Kashiviswanatha Temple

Kashiviswanatha Temple

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Constructed during the 8th century by the Rashtrakutas, this temple displays the Nagara architecture. The pillars in the passage of this temple have female figurines engraved on them.

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3. Jain Temple

Jain Temple

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The Jain temple is made following the Dravidian architectural style and has various beautiful and intricate sculptures. It may have been built in the 9th century by King Amoghavarsha I Or his son Krishna II.

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4. Sangameshwara Temple

Sangameshwara Temple

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One of the oldest temples in India, it was constructed between 696 and 733 AD by the Chalukya King Vijayaditya Satyashraya. Displaying Dravidian architecture, it was earlier known as the Vijayeswara temple.

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5. Papanatha Temple

Papanatha Temple

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Originally to be built in the Nagara style, this temple was later built in the Dravidian style of architecture. Various beautiful carvings can be seen on the walls of the temple, including depictions of the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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6. Galaganath Temple

Galaganath Temple

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Constructed in the first half of the 8th century, this temple has a sculpture of Lord Shiva killing the demon Andhakasura. Also, small figures of Gajalakshmi and Kubera are featured within this temple.

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7. Mallikarjuna Temple, Pattadakal

Mallikarjuna Temple, Pattadakal

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This temple is very similar to the Virupaksha temple but smaller in size. It was built during the 7th century using Dravidian architectural style. In the porch there is a splendid image of Narasimha killing Hiranyakashipu.

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8. City Shopping

City Shopping

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You might not find much to shop for here. One can try visiting the nearby towns for a few more options.

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