Pattadakal & Badami Through Pictures

Some 17 Kms from the intricately carved caves of Badami is the temple complex of  Pattadakal. Known to locals as Pattada Kallu the temples are called the cradle of Indian temple architecture and present an awe-inspiring insight into architecture around the times of Chalukyas and Rashtrakutas.

Pattadakal
Temples at Pattadakal or Pattada Kallu

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Temples at Pattadakal or Pattada Kallu

Pattadakal
Bring in the light

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Intricate work

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Sangameshwara Temple

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Me at the Mandapa

Pattadakal
Elephants greet you as you enter the shrine

Pattadakal
Kashivishvanath Temple

Badami
The Caves
Badami
Badami Caves

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