Trips and Itineraries for Badami
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Badami Cave Temples
Badami is a small town on the north of Karnataka and was built by Pulakesin I of the Chalukyan Empire. This town is mainly known for the cave temples here. These caves were carved out of soft sandstone and bear the remains of Hindu and Dravidian styles of architecture. A major attraction in these caves is the 18 armed statue of Lord Shiva. Cave 1 is probably the oldest of all the caves and is made of red snadstone. The whole cave is adorned with the murals of Hindu deities. The life size statue of Lord Shiva with his consort and the snake is beautiful. Over here you will also be able to find also the statues of dancing Nataraja in 81 different poses. Caves 2 and 3 are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Cave 4 is a Jain Temple.
badami bhootnath temple
A beautiful lake next to an old temple facing West. Probably picture perfect location for viewing Sunset. But dost miss out on the carving behind the temple. Usually you see boys who guide you around these sites. Its up to you, you may or may not take their help. The huge rock behind the temple can be climbed by a small trek. Right outside the temple premise you can see markings on stone with white paint. You can view Badami from the place less traveled by :)