Travel Blogs from Hassan
... ask, only go with the ones who are licensed by the government. These specific guides are trained for 6 months particularly for that chosen temple and know almost everything about it.
It would be very helpful for you if you read about Hinduism in advance before travelling to temples. Also carry a wide lens for your camera for temple interiors as they have ...
... base. It is held in place by gravity and being in perfect balance.
That is one thing to note we had guides at both complexes they were inexpensive something like $10 for the group of six of us. The guides were approved by the Indian Archeology department but if I understood correctly only made their money by guiding no salaries. They spoke good English and gave us details we would never had known ...
... to go for both days.
Next to the main temple are two temples that are part of the complex dedicated to the King and Queen by the court official who started the building project in 1121. It was completed in 1207. These two side temples have the 6th and 7th largest Nandi (sacred bull) mandapas surviving in India. Below I have added a little information on temple architecture but these side temples dedicated to different functions are ...
... Chennakeshava temple at Belur which was completed in 1116 by Hoysala Vishnuvardhana. The temple is 37 meters tall and is standing on a platform which has fabulous art work on its outer walls and bracket figures of dancing girls in various poses in perfect proportion.
As usual while looking for some places for week-end trip, we got
couple of choices, but we finalized on Chikmagalur. Its not only near
by (only 6hrs journey from Blore) but also is one of the famous hill
stations and tourist destination in Karnataka. We booked tickets to/fro Volvo from k.s.r.t.c.
We had booked fri late nite bus, so we could ...
Other places to stay in Hassan
Bm Highway, Hassan | 3 star hotelfrom $34
Arali Marada Koppalu, Hassan | Hotelfrom $22
No 121, Opposite DC Office, Hassan | Hotelfrom $88
B.M. Road, Post Box No. 97, Hassan | Hotelfrom $14
Hemavathi Farm, Hassan | Hotelfrom $28