Pattadakal is famous for its Chalukya style of architecture that originated in Aihole and blended with the Nagara and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is at Pattadakal that all the Chalukya kings were coronated and was the capital of the Chalukyas as well. Notable for the numerous temples constructed by the Chalukya rulers, it includes 8 temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Jain and Shaivite sanctuaries. The important monuments are- Virupaksha Temple, Sangameshwara Temple, Chandrashekhara Temple, Mallikarjuna Temple, Kashivishwanaath Temple, Galganath Temple, Jain Temple and many more.
How to reach
Pattadakal is one of the ancient cities of Karnataka.
Nearest Airport: Belgaum Airport is 180 kms away,
Nearest Railway Station: Badami at a distance of 22 km is the closest town with rail connectivity.