Travel Blogs from Hassan
... hit from the back so the car plate has dropped on the floor, I guess these are small causalities in India.
Both in Chennakesava and Hoysaleswara, I would recommend you get a local guide. For foreigners the cost for around 30-45 minute tour is ₹350, and it really worth it. As you arrive, the guides will come to ...
... the elephants, lions and horses on the first three rows. In general layout it is like Halebeedu but the whole complex as I said is more completed
There are three large side temples, a large gate complex, marriage pavilion and many other structures. One of these is something our guide pointed out and that was the gravity pillar. The pillar just sits on the base and is not attached by mortar and metal ...
... 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.
... br> evening.(A/C rooms are little better in condition). We freshened up and
started to Kudremukh, our first destination..
We had decided to make Chikmagalur as Base and visit Kudremukh one day,
Kemmangundi one day and Chikmagalur on final day.. As chikmagalur has
best climate to stay...Meaning of Chikmagalur in kannada is ...