Located in the town of Balligavi near Shikaripura in Shivamoga, this is known for the temples of Kedareshwara and Bhundereshwara. This was a very popular place during the 11th and 12th Centuries and was a center for learning and culture. It flourished a lot under the rule of the Chalukyas as well as the Hoysalas and the temple of Kedareshwar was built at the time of the Hoysalas. This ancient temple still lives up to its grandeur and is regarded as beautiful. There are sections dedicated to Lord Vishnu on the Western and Southern parts and that to Lord Shiva on the Northern Parts. There are a number of other smaller temples inside dedicated to other gods and godesses.