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Nanak Jheera

Location : Bidar, Karnataka
Significance : Largest Gurudwara In Karnataka
Feature : Natural Fresh Water Spring
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Hidimbeshwar Temple

Location : Chitradurga, Karnataka

Oldest Temple on The Hill Unique Feature: Cave Temple The Hidimbeshwara temple is the oldest holy place the hill. The other temples in the hill fortress are those of Ekanathamma; Phalguneshwara, Gopalakrishna, Anjaneya, Subbaraya and the Siddeswara. A vast kettle-drum, in one of the temples, 6 feet in height and 10 feet in circumference is said to be Bhima's. Walk across to the stones that ground the gunpowder

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Bull Temple - Bangalore, Karnataka

Bull Temple was constructed in 16th century and is dedicated to a sacred bull - Nandi carved out of a single granite block. The temple is a typical specimen of Dravidian architecture. Kallekai parse an annual festival is celebrated at the time of harvesting of peanuts during the month of Nov-Dec, thousands of visitors throng the city to participate in the festival from all over the state.


¤ About The Bull Temple

The "Bull Temple" is situated in Bangalore - the capital of Karnataka. The sculpture of bull is the holy deity in the temple, also known as "Na

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Pattadakal Temple

Pattadakal, situated in Karnataka, under the Chalukya Dynasty, achieved a harmonious blend of architectural forms from the north and south of India. An impressive series of nine Hindu temples, as well as a Jain sanctuary can be seen there. In this group one masterpiece stands out - the Temple of Virupaksha, built around 740 by Queen Lokamahadevi to commemorate her husband's victory over the kings from the south.

Pattadakal represents the culmination of early Chalykyan art. Four of the temples here are in the south Indian Dravidian architectural style while four are in the north Indian Nagara style while Papanatha temple exhibits a hybrid s

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Solah Khamba Masjid

Location : Bidar, Karnataka
Built In : 1423 AD
Meaning : The Sixteen-Pillared Mosque » read more

Lad Khan Temple

Location : Aihole, Karnataka
Dating Back To : 5th Century
Significance : Oldest Temple In Aihole

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Mecca Masjid

Mecca Masjid is a hundred yards southwest of the Charminar is the Mecca Masjid, so named because the bricks were brought from Mecca to build the central arch. It can accommodate 10,000 people and its huge arches & colonnades were fashioned out of single slabs of granite quarried 14 Km away. Mecca Masjid is poetry in stone, with a hall measuring 67m & soaring to a height of 54m Mecca Masjid is the biggest mosque in Hyderabad and lies within hundred yards to the southwest of Charminar. Mecca Masjid got its name from the faith that the bricks inserted over the central arch were baked out of clay brought from Mecca, and also from the grand mosque at Mecca on whic

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