Month: October 2020

Karnataka

Hoysaleshwara Temple, Halebidu, Karnataka

Hoysaleshwara temple in Halebidu in the Hassan district of Indian state of Karnataka was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhan of Hoysala empire. The construction was started in 1121 and completed in 1160. Hoysaleshwara temple is one of the most beautiful ancient temples of Karnataka. It is one of the most popular Hoysala temples and is lauded […]

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Karnataka

Trip to Chennakeshava Temple, Belur, Karnataka

Chennakeshava temple at Belur, Hassan district, Karnataka is probably the most sophisticated and grand temple built in the Hoysala empire. The temple was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhan in 1117 AD after he won a major military campaign in 1116. Belur was earlier also known by the name velapuri and was the capital of Hoysala empire. […]

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