Travel Blogs from Hassan
... drove to Hassan. Here we stopped to visit an ancient temple, but firstly we stopped at a nearby stall to get some bananas and biscuits for our lunch. The stall owner insisted on giving me a flower chain and put it in my hair. The temple was really interesting. The entire site was carved from dark stone, so you can imagine how hot the surfaces were under your feet in the midday heat! Luckily there was a path of carpet ...
... too so we were quite happy with the place. We refreshed ourselves, had a bath and then left to get some dinner. We had dinner at Eats of Arab. We ordered grill chicken, a mutton biryani, and some rotis. The food was okay. We went back to the room and had a few drinks each. And so ends the fourth day of this trip.
... a victory over a neighboring people (the Cholas). The whole temple exterior and interior is decorated with simply stunning and detailed carvings of deities, dancers, musicians, and other figures. The Hoysaleswara Temple took nearly 200 years to construct. Although it was never completed, it is still incredible with thousands of soapstone carved Hindu deities, stylized animals, and sages. The artisans of the sculptures of both temples is really amazing – I ...
... north. That is why what we see today in this temple has been made in 87 years; but still has very impressive details with about 20,000 sculptures.
Both Chennakesava and Hoysaleswara temples made by Hoysala empire have many things in common. Both are in star shape and have six rows of carvings outside around the base of the temple: elephants, lions, horsemen, ...
Afterwards, we went to Halebidu which has two Hindu temples, the Hoysaleshawara and Kedareshwara temples and two Jain shrines, a ...
Other places to stay in Hassan
Bm Highway, Hassan | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Arali Marada Koppalu, Hassan | Hotelfrom $22
No 121, Opposite DC Office, Hassan | Hotelfrom $88
B.M. Road, Post Box No. 97, Hassan | Hotelfrom $15
Hemavathi Farm, Hassan | Hotelfrom $28