Temples are a godsend in Pattadakal; Akram Mohammed; Deccan Herald

Pattadakal temples, located on the banks of the Malaprabha river, have now turned into a makeshift rescue centre for flood victims.

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India’s Hidden Gems: Chalukya Temples of Aihole and Pattadakal; Soumya Gayatri; Everything Everywhere

The Chalukya Temples of Aihole and Pattadakal in India are near Badami (and an easy Hampi day trip) and are true hidden gem. Here’s exactly why and how to visit.

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Heritage Tourism in Karnataka; Tour My India

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Karnataka has many heritage sites. Discover information about various heritage tourism places in Karnataka.

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Art historian studies the makers of medieval India; Mike Cummings; Yale News

Subhashini Kaligotla’s research examines how art and architecture can help illuminate the relationships between neighboring regions and cultures.

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5 Gorgeous Architectural Marvels That Are Just A Day’s Trip From Bangalore; Lost Passenger; Tripoto

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Bangalore is beautiful and the people are warm and friendly, but there are times you just want to get away from the busy life and maddening traffic to revel in something that makes you look back in time. Makes you look back in time? Please frame the last line better)

Calling out to all history and architecture buffs! Did you know there are a number of splendid places so close to Bangalore, that you’ll beat yourself up for not having gone there before.

Here’s a list of our favourites.

Hampi

An ancient village on the banks of the Tungabhadra River, Hampi is a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site. It stands among the ruins of the capital of the ancient Vijayanagara Empire.

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On World Heritage Day, a look at the 5 Notable World Heritage Sites in south India; Aadi Nair; The News Minute

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South India is renowned for its stunning temple architecture, and several notable locations have been awarded the status of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

April 18 is celebrated across the globe as World Heritage Day, and this year, the theme is ‘Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism.’ South India is renowned for its stunning temple architecture, and several notable locations have been awarded the status of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Here’s a look at some of them:

Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka

Hampi is a town in North Karnataka that was given World Heritage status in 1986. Located within the ruins of the ancient city of Vijayanagar, Hampi is best known for several Hindu temples that have been constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture.

 

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