53 Hindu Temples to explore in Karnataka
State in the south western region of India
This temple is located in a beautiful place which is surrounnded bby mountains. The temple has main shivalingam and around five other lingams on the side of the main matapa. The devotees believes that the waterbody surrounded by the temple is the sacred Ganga and it has been falling from the head of Shiva.
One of the seven places of pilgrimage in the region called ‘Parashurama Srishti’ which are believed to be created by sage Parashurama. Anegudde means elephant (Aane) hillock (Gudde) and it is the abode of the elephant god, Sri Vinayaka.
Situated on the banks of river Bhadra, surrounded by forest, this temple is dedicated to the goddess Annapoorneshwari. It is believed that the sage Agastya in 8th century established the icon of the goddess here.
It is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. The temple sits on a hill, you need to climb over 500 steps to reach it. The view of the old ruins of Hampi along with the paddy fields around the hill is a magnificent sight.
A hill near Kanakapura town. Atop the hill is a temple dedicated to the Lord Ranganatha Swamy. It is one of the highest hills in the area. It is also called as Bilikal Betta means white rocks. This is a good destination for short one day trekking from Bangalore and is one of the popular tourist places to visit near Bangalore city.
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
A Sikh historical shrine located in Bidar. It is located at a short distance off one edge of the plateau on which Bidar is located and there are sweeping views of the plains as you descend down the road to the present gurdwara.