The main tower at Sri Hasanamba has been newly constructed in Dravidian style. There are three major temples on the premises of this temple dedicated to Darbar Ganapati, Hasanamba and Siddeshwara. Another prominent attraction here is the shrine dedicated to Kallappa. The three idols installed here are said to be of three thieves, who had […]
Hassan, a city located in the heart of Karnataka, has a rich history and a vibrant cultural heritage that is reflected in its numerous temples. These temples offer a glimpse into the ancient and medieval history of the region, as well as a chance to experience the divine presence.
One of the most popular temples in Hassan is the Hoysaleswara Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in the 12th century, the temple is known for its exquisite architecture and intricate carvings that depict various aspects of Hindu mythology.
Another prominent temple in Hassan is the Kedareswara Temple, a 12th-century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is known for its serene ambience and beautiful architecture, which is a blend of Hoysala and Chalukya styles.
Hassan is also home to the Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, a 13th-century temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is known for its intricate carvings and exquisite architecture.
Apart from these, Hassan has several other temples that are worth visiting, such as the Chennakesava Temple, the Channarayapatna Anjaneya Temple, and the Shravanabelagola Jain Temple.
In conclusion, Hassan’s temples offer a unique blend of spirituality and architecture that is sure to leave one mesmerized. A visit to these temples is not only a journey of faith but also an opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage of the region.
Hoysaleshwara Temple, Hassan
Halebidu temple is another great example of temple architecture the twin temples of Hoysaleshwara, Kedareshwara built by Vishnuvardhana and Ballala-II at Halabidu. Sequences from Ramayana, Mahabharatha & Bhagavatha are depicted on the outer walls of these temples. The efficiency and experience of the sculpture, who had carved these stories in stone is bewitching. Architecture Legend […]
Chennakeshava Temple, Hassan
Belur, situated on the banks of river Yagachi, 38 km from Hassan, is a world famous tourist destination. Belur was the erstwhile capital of the Hoysalas and referred to as Velapur, Velur and Belahur at different points in history. The town is renowned for its Chennakeshava temple, one of the finest examples of Hoysala workmanship. […]
Hoysaleswara Temple, Hassan, karnataka
Hoysaleswara Temple, Hassan, karnataka Date built: 12th-century Deity: – Architectural style: Hoysala Major festivals – Locale: Halebidu District:: Hassan Address: Halebeedu, Karnataka 573121 Phone – Hoysaleswara temple, also referred simply as the Halebidu temple, is a 12th-century Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is the largest monument in Halebidu, a town in the state of Karnataka, India and the former capital […]
Halebidu, Hassan, Karnataka
Halebidu, Hassan, Karnataka Date built: – Deity: – Architectural style: – Major festivals – Locale: – District:: Hassan Address: – Phone – Halebidu (IAST: Haḷēbīḍ, also Halebeedu or Halebid, literally “old capital, encampment”) is a town located in Hassan District, Karnataka, India. Halebidu (which used to be called Dorasamudra or Dwarasamudra) was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empirein the […]
Chennakeshava Temple, Belur, Hassan, Karnataka
Chennakeshava Temple, Belur, Hassan, Karnataka Date built: 12th-century Deity: – Architectural style: Hoysala architecture Major festivals – Locale: Belur, Karnataka, India District:: Hassan Address: Temple Road, Hassan District, Belur, Karnataka 573115 Phone 081772 22218 The Chennakeshava Temple, also referred to as Keshava, Kesava or Vijayanarayana Temple of Belur, is a 12th-century Hindu temple in the Hassan district of Karnataka state, India. It was commissioned by […]