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53 Notable Architectures to explore in Karnataka


State in the south western region of India

Badami Cave Temples
Badami Cave TemplesBadami, Karnataka 587201, India

Considered as an example of Indian rock cut architecture .Calm and quiet place where we can explore and study about the ancient wonders of 6th centuries.

Bangalore Fort
Bangalore FortKrishna Rajendra Rd, New Tharagupet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002, India

One of the ancient heritage in Bangalore having an amazing history to say

Bangalore Palace
Bangalore PalaceVasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052, India

An epitome of great architecture and beauty which is preserved in it the spice of old regal opulence. Which is now the host for many cultural events, marriages, rock shows apart from a tourist destination.

Bara Kaman
Bara Kamanbara kaman, Gacchinakatti Colony, Vijayapura, Karnataka 586101, India

Bara kaman is an incomplete catacomb of Ali Adilshah 2 .He needed to manufacture a sepulchur of unmatched engineering quality. That we can experience while seeing this.

Belgaum Fort
Belgaum FortBelgaum Fort Area, Belgaum, Karnataka 590016, India

Built by Jaya Raja. The fort has fine ramparts and a large moat, has a rich history with historical and religious monuments dated to the Adil shahi dynasty

Bellary Fort
Bellary FortDevi Nagar, Ballari, Karnataka 583104, India

Perched on the top of Ballari Gudda. It is built in 2 parts. the lower and the upper part. It has a decorated history and harbors, historical and religious monuments alongside its premises. A popular viewpoint in the city

Beluru Sri Chennakeshava Temple
Beluru Sri Chennakeshava TempleTemple Rd, Belur, Karnataka 573115, India

One of the oldest temples in Hassan district. An architectural wonder which has been built in the 12th century by the Hoysala ruler.

Bhagawan Bahubali Statue
Bhagawan Bahubali StatueShravanbela Gola (Rural), Karnataka 573135, India

One of the most important tirthas in Jainism. The huge idol of Bhagavan Bahubali in the top of a hill is the main attraction.

Bidar Fort
Bidar FortOld City Fort Area, Ground Fort Area, Bidar, Karnataka 585401, India

Stands tall with the pride of historical significance and architectural brilliance in the city of Bidar. This is one of the majestic throwbacks of the opulent past of India

Chandravalli Lake
Chandravalli LakeChandravalli, Kere, Karnataka 577524, India

It is a prehistoric site lake which has a lot of history to say.

Channagiri Fort
Channagiri FortChannagiri, Karnataka 577213, India

Historically important fort.Built in 1770 AD, the hill fort of Channagiri is located to the west of the present Channagiri town.

Chitradurga Fort
Chitradurga FortChitradurga, Karnataka 577501, India

One of the most famous fort in Karnataka built in 17th century. Chitradurga fort is world famous fort built around 11th and 13th century. The fort was built by different rulers of Chalukyas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagara Empire.

Devanahalli Fort
Devanahalli FortDevanahalli Near Bangalore -Hyderabad Highway, District, Devanahally, Karnataka 562110, India

Known for its historical significance and archaeological brilliance. The fort is a living example of the extensive battles fought and won and of the royal families

Durga Temple Aihole
Durga Temple AiholeAihole, Karnataka 587124, India

Medieval Hindu Temple which was Part of a pending UNESCO world heritage site . Famous as a rare apsidal or round ended Hindu temple

Ek Minar Masjid
Ek Minar MasjidBehroon Quilla, Androon Quilla, Raichur, Karnataka 584101, India

One of the famous mosques in Raichur built using the Persian style of architecture. The tall minaret is the main attraction of this mosque.

Elephant's Stables
Elephant's StablesHampi, Karnataka 583239, India

Long structure with a row of domed chamber which were used to keep royal elephants . A good example of Indo Islamic architecture

Fort Bijapur
Fort BijapurGodbole Mala, Vijayapura, Karnataka 586101, India

Historical fort located in the heart of Bijapur. This fort was built by the founder of the Adil Shahi Dynasty.

Gol Gumbaz
Gol GumbazJadar Galli, Vijayapura, Karnataka 586104, India

Gol Gumbaz is a mausoleum of the king Muhammed Adhil Shah. the name is based on gola gummata derived from gol gommbadh meaning circular dome. This follows the style of Indo Islamic architecture.

Gomateshwara Statue
Gomateshwara StatueUdupi District, Karkala, Karnataka 574104, India

42 feet high monolith statue of Bahubali situated in the Udupi city of Karnatakaon and a rough hillock called Bahubali Betta in Karkala. It is one of the five monoliths of Gomateshwara in Karnataka.

Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, UNESCO World Heritage SiteState Highway 14, Pattadakal, Bagalkot, Pattadakal, Karnataka 587201, India

World Heritage site which is being a specimen of the great Chalukya architecture and also it was an exhibition of Dravidian as well as Indo Aryan style of architecture

Map of Notable Architectures to explore in Karnataka