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Hampi Archeology
Hampi, as it is popularly known today was the medieval capital of the Hindu empire Vijayanagara (the City of Victory). Hampi in the Karnataka state of India is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.....more
Hampi Historical
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Hampi the city of ruins is one of the most captivating historical sites of South India. It houses as many as 500 monuments, each with a story behind it, reflecting a fascinating history reaching the pinnacle of glory and then stumbling to a decline of utter neglect.....more
Tungabhadra River
The Tungabhadra River is a sacred river in southern India that flows through the states of Karnataka and part of Andhra Pradesh to merge with the larger Krishna River in Andhra Pradesh.It is the chief tributary of the Krishna River.....more
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There is a huge tank 7 km from Kukkanur in Ittagi village facing this tank is Mahadeva temple and a hist of small temples. It has a classic later Chalukyas plan, with a garbagruha (shrine) and a front hall (antarala) leading to the mandapa. The porch has been extended on all three sides with door ways on each sides. There is an open mandapa in the front hall , which has 26 circular pillars with sculptures worth seeing. The Vimana and the tower also have minute engravings. Most of theses are architecturally decorative designs with very few statues of gods. These engravings have been done on green crystal rock stone which was adopted by the Hoysala too.

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There is a huge tank 7 km from Kukkanur in Ittagi village facing this tank is Mahadeva temple and a hist of small temples. It has a classic later Chalukyas plan, with a garbagruha (shrine) and a front hall (antarala) leading to the mandapa. The porch has been extended on all three sides with door ways on each sides. There is an open mandapa in the front hall , which has 26 circular pillars with sculptures worth seeing. The Vimana and the tower also have minute engravings. Most of theses are architecturally decorative designs with very few statues of gods. These engravings have been done on green crystal rock stone which was adopted by the Hoysala too.

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IMAHADEVA TEMPLE (1112 / HINDU)

There is a huge tank 7 km from Kukkanur in Ittagi village facing this tank is Mahadeva temple and a hist of small temples. It has a classic later Chalukyas plan, with a garbagruha (shrine) and a front hall (antarala) leading to the mandapa. The porch has been extended on all three sides with door ways on each sides. There is an open mandapa in the front hall , which has 26 circular pillars with sculptures worth seeing. The Vimana and the tower also have minute engravings. Most of theses are architecturally decorative designs with very few statues of gods. These engravings have been done on green crystal rock stone which was adopted by the Hoysala too.

STEEPED TANK

There was always a tank near a temple in the Chalukya period. Only the main side has steps and the other three sides have sloped walls. This sculpture-less geometric design is fantastic and is seen in Aihole and Gadag too.

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