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Transcending to a different time zone in Aihole

Visiting the cradle of temple architecture Paving a rural and dusty road while leaving behind... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Upcoming heritage site

The main attraction at Aihole is Durga temple. Lad khan temple is also in the same complex... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bengaluru, India
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This ancient city, the first capital of the early Chalukyas, is home to hundreds of beautifully carved temples some of which date back to the 5th and 6th century.
Bagalkot district, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting the cradle of temple architecture Paving a rural and dusty road while leaving behind Badami caves and Pattadakal, we were already in a dazed state to have actually seen and touched the stones of the temples of the bygone era of regal elegance. Passing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AbiraG7
Reviewed 2 days ago

The main attraction at Aihole is Durga temple. Lad khan temple is also in the same complex. Ravdanaphadi cave temple is a hidden gem, do not miss it. Its a rock cut cave and one of the oldest. There are 100s of temples around Aihole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gokulak86
Reviewed 6 days ago

At 35 km from historic Badami, there is a little gem of a place called Aihole. Aihole also belongs to the ancient region known as the cradle of temples right from early Chalukya period from the 6th century. Aihole was the testing ground for ancient...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rkarkera
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place to start visit to the circuit aihole patadakal makuta badami temple circuit. Aihole is a group of 108 temples clustered around aihole mist within main preserved complex. This was where chalukyas n later rasyrakutas experimented their different styles of temple design and architecture .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dipubose
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We left Badami early in the morning at 8:30 am and drove to Aihole which 35 km away from Badami via Pattadakal road. Road condition is superb and historical background, the majesty of badami pattadakal made our journey enjoyable. We reached Aihole within one hour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Waman_Parulekar
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

My sincere suggestion, don't have breakfast on way, u get awesome Jowar roti, curds, buttermilk, curry for just 40 RS, purely homemade by local female's. Worth trying anyday and experience of lifetime

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anilhalap
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The year is 634 AD in the city of Aihole, a busy mercantile centre in the Eastern Chalukyan dynasty on the Malaprabha river. There has been peace and unity for about a hundred years now, which has led to religious harmony and encouraged arts and crafts....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarayu K
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The temples are unique and exquisite. The area under ASI is well maintained. The whole village is a heritage site. But outside of the area earmarked by ASI the villagers have occupied the sites. It is time that ASI took control of the whole village...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank nansri
Reviewed 14 August 2018

First thing we did upon reaching Aihole, was to hire a Guide. He explained to us, that as per popular legend, Lord Parasuram came down to River Malaprabha and washed his blood-stained hands and battle axe, after evenging the death of his father. The blood...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank arvind_foodie
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Aihole, It is of Heritage Site. We see this please after 15 years. Temple maintenance are improving. Awesome historical places. When you see Durga Temple and Ravan Cave Temple then you can told this line.. "The School of Indian Architect".

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from anilhalap | Reviewed this property |
Depend from where Ur starting, from Hubli u can cover Aihole, pattadkall and Badami caves in 1 day subject to climatic conditions