53 Hindu Temples in Karnataka that you should visit - With photos & details

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53 Hindu Temples to explore in Karnataka

State in the south western region of India

(ANTARA GANGE) Shree Kaashi Vishwanatha TempleVibhuthipura, Karnataka 563101, 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.

Aanegudde Shree Vinayaka Temple, KumbhashiVokwadi Road, Kumbashi Proper, Karnataka 576257, India

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.

Adhishakthyathmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari Temple HoranaduMudigere – Taluk, Chikamagalur – District, Hornadu, Karnataka 577181, India

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.

Anjanadri Hill TempleHanumanahalli, Karnataka 583227, India

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.

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.

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.

Bilikal Rangaswamy BettaBengaluru, Karnataka 562117, India

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.

Channabasaveshwara TempleAgadi Oni, Jinnur, Karnataka 581204, India

One of the important pilgrimage centers in Karnataka situated in an amidst thick forest in a picturesque location of western ghats.

Chunchanakatte WaterfallsChunchanakatte, Haliyur, Karnataka 571604, India

Here the Kaveri river cascades from a height of about 20 meters. The uniqueness of this place is that sound can be heard all over. There is also a temple beside this waterfall.

Durga TempleAihole, 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

GokarnaGokarn, Karnataka, India

Gokarna is a small temple town in the western coast of India. Gokarna is known as one of the seven Hindu pilgrimage centers.

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 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

Gurunanak Jhira, Guru Nanak Gate, Gurunagar, Bidar, Karnataka 585401, India

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.

Hasanamba TempleHosaline Rd, Ammeer Mohalla, Hassan, Karnataka 573201, India

A Hindu temple located in Hassan district dedicated to the goddess Shakthi which having so many specialities.

Hazara Rama TempleBellary, Karnataka 583239, India

Situated at the heart of the Royal area which is functioning as a private temple for the Royal family. The walls of the temple is beautifully decorated by so many historical architectural works.

Hemakuta Hill TemplesHemakuta Hill Temple, Hampi, Karnataka 583239

Cluster of ancient temples situated on the Hemakutta hills in Hampi. Popular viewpoint, Canvas of stones, hundreds of years old. Hemakuta hills literally means golden hillock

Hoysaleshwara TempleHalebeedu, Karnataka 573121, India

Hoysaleswara temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in Halebidu, Hassan which is built in the 12th century.

ISKCON Temple BangaloreHare Krishna Hill, Chord Rd, 1st R Block, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010, India

One of the largest ISKCON temples in the World.  The temple is a huge cultural complex which  has deities of Radha and Krishna located at  a hill in Rajajinagar

Jambulinga TempleOld Badami, Badami, Karnataka 587201, India

Constructed in Nagara style with sanctum and a small mandapa surrounded by a greenish garden with a quiet calm atmosphere