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Someshwar temple, kotamuchagi

Someshwar temple, kotamuchagi

Someshwar temple, kotamuchagi Significance :        Someshwar temple is an ancient shiva temple in the kotamuchagi village near gadag. The village was under kadamba dynesty and the holy script prabhulingaleele author chamarasa birth place is narayanapur just 1km from the someshwar temple. According to local people chamarasa wrote prbhulingaleele in…


Lakkundi, gadag

Lakkundi, gadag

Lakkundi, gadag Significance : Lakkundi is small village on the way to hampi from hubballi near gadag. Its interesting place to study ancient artchitecture and sculpture, here visitors can find many old temples, kalyani and ancient inscriptions from the period of chalukyas, kalachuris and hoysalas. Its ancient name is lokkigundi.…


Virupaksh temple, lakkundi

Virupaksh temple, lakkundi

Virupaksh temple, lakkundi Significance : Virupaksha temple is located in the centre of the lakkundi village, it’s a 11th century temple, the walls of garbhagraha or vimamna have projection and complete dravida articulation the antarala walls have pillar aedicule and wide wall pillar. The walls of gudhamantapa are flat. The…


Muskin bhavi, lakkundi

Muskin bhavi, lakkundi

Muskin bhavi, lakkundi Significance : Muskin bhavi is a recognised visiting place in the lakkundi village. Its located on gadag-hospet high way Behind the bus stand in lakkundi. In practice it’s called as bhavi, bhavi means well, but in real it’s a kalyani near manikeshwar temple. The well structured kalyani…


Archaeological Museum, Lakkundi

Archaeological Museum, Lakkundi

Archaeological Museum, Lakkundi Significance : Lakkundi is one of the core places for chalukya architectural activity. Lakkundi is famous fro its temple architecture and danachnatamani attimabbe. Here visitors can find many temples, statues, structures and many runes of 9th – 12th century. The archaeological museum in the lakkundi is the…


Manikeshwar temple, lakkundi

Manikeshwar temple, lakkundi

Manikeshwar temple, lakkundi Significance :  Manikeshwara temple is near gadag hospet highway in lakkundi village. It’s a shiva temple belongs to probably 11th century. The temple is a threekuta, it has a shiva linga in the garbha graham of the temple. The vimana has dravida towers on pilasters decorating their…


Nanneshwar temple, lakkundi

Nanneshwar temple, lakkundi

Nanneshwar temple, lakkundi Significance :    Nanneshwar temple is a 11th century temple in the lakkundi village, consists garbhagraha, antarala, gudhamantapa and mukha mantapa, the temple is made of soapstone. The shikhara over the garbha griha has three base with with a kalasa at the top according to experts it…


Surya temple, lakkundi

Surya temple, lakkundi

Surya temple, lakkundi Significance : Surya devalaya is just opposite to the kashi visheshwara temple in the lakkundi near lake, a small but beautiful temple. It’s a east facing temple, the temple stands on two pedestal or adhisthana. The lower one is similar to one found in Gujarat and it…


Bramha jinalaya lakkundi

Bramha jinalaya lakkundi

Bramha jinalaya lakkundi Significance : Bramha jinalaya lakkundi is the cluster of the nice and delicate sculpture. It’s a 11th century temple and it’s a jain temple. Even though it’s called bramha jinalaya, jain theerthankar statue is worshiped in the sanctum of the temple. In the garbha griha attractive peetha…


Kashi vishweshar temple, lakkundi

Kashi vishweshar temple, lakkundi

Kashi vishweshar temple, lakkundi Significance : Kasha vishweshwar temple in the lakkundi admixture of both north and southern style of architecture. The temple is possibly one of those temples which were destroyed during chola invasion but later on reconstructed when it became the capital city of hoysala ruler ballal II…