Pattadakal in Karnataka

Visit the World Heritage Site of Pattadakal in Karnataka

Pattadakal is a world heritage city in Karnataka. The town lies on the banks of the Malaprabha River in Bagalkot district of North Karnataka region. The group of 8th century CE monuments in Pattadakal are the culmination of the earliest experiments in the vesara style of Hindu temple architecture. They were designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. The town displays both Dravidian (Southern) and the Nagara (Northern, Indo-Aryan) styles of temple architecture. 22 kms from Badami, the ancient capital of the eastern Chalukyas, Pattadakal is a must visit in Karnataka. The place is a hot spot for tourists from India and abroad. Today, the ancient temples of eastern Chalukyas, built in the 7th and 8th centuries at Pattadakal, survive to be awe-inspiring spectacles for the flocks of tourists who throng to them. Travellers to Pattadakal are in for a treat. Its architectural splendor will certainly appeal to your sense of sight. The monuments in Pattadakal were included in the list of World Heritage Sites in 1987.

Pattadakal in Karnataka

How to get there : By Air The nearest airport is Belgaum that is connected to major cities in India.

By Rail Badami is a major railhead that is connected with major cities and places in India

By Road Pattadakal is connected by good motorable roads to all places in India.

Pattadakal is: 205 km from Belgaum 24 km from Badami 495 km from Bangalore 20 km from Aihole

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