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Chennakesava Temple

Belur, India
+91 90356 42325
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Belur, India
+91 90356 42325
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The temple is a wonder in itself and definitely worth a visit if you have a morsel of interest in History! It is indeed, poetry in stone.

Thank Pr4sh4nt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Belur was the early capital of the Hoysalas who ruled the central Indian peninsula for nearly 350 years, from the early 11th century to the mid-14th century. It is best known for the Chennakesava temple, one of the most significant monuments of the Hoysala period....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading reviews about this temple at Belur, I was interested to visit this location. First surprise was that this place is not crowded, located in a remote tiny town in Karnataka state. Not like other famous tourist places, not much polluted. Second surprise, photography...More

Thank rajakvk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belur and Halebidu temples are architectural and sculptural marvel. The carvings done on the walls of the temple are stunning. These carvings goes on to show how rich our culture and heritage are.

Thank Surojit G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is definitely one of the finest examples of excellence in architecture. Build in the 11th century by Vishnu Vardhan,it still stands tall perfectly fine.The temple walls are adorned with beautiful intricate carvings of Gods and Goddesses.You should definitely take...More

Thank Rajarsh P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really amazing feat of architecture and sculptural art - words cannot describe this you have to see it for yourself. Get a tour guide to take you around, it is so complex that you don't want to miss anything. A lot of sculpture is...More

Thank Ashutosh2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to visit in a wrong time, please schedule your visit during september time, as it is very hot in may and june. But we did enjoyed the occasional cloud cover and the beautiful rainy pictures of the temple complex, the absolute complexity...More

Thank Vinigowda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best architecture i have ever seen.Good place and a great design by Hoysala kingdom for Lord Vishnu.The road to the temple is quite simple and well connected from belur town

Thank pattnaiksidh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You come to know and appreciate fully with a help of a guide. Temple authorities allow you to take photos. Awesome sculptures. How they could do that? It takes time, money snd needs peace with neighbouring kingdoms. Egambaram

Thank Egambaram T
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Beautiful ancient temple. Worth visiting and observing the ancient architecture and carving skills. Simply amazing. It may take some time to go through all the temple carvings and understand the history behind. Some guides available there for storytelling.

Thank Smiley S
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Nishchal G
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27 May 2016|
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Response from Ajay V | Reviewed this property |
The temple is open on all days from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM. I went there around 4:30 PM
Hi I am planning to visit this temple by November and will be be coming from Mysore and will have to visit chickmagalur after visiting this temple. Can anyone suggest which one to visit first Mysore? Also I would love to visit Chennakesava temple first and then to chickmagalur. What are the place to visit in Chickmagalur, please suggest. Thanks.
10 October 2015|
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Response from Balaji S | Reviewed this property |
From Hassan visit Belur and Halebidu temples.On the way if time permits you can visit Gomateshwara . From Belur you can proceed to Chickamagalore.