Incredible Badami, the land of Chalukyas


posted on 10th of april, 2015

We have been visiting many ancient places and ruins since couple of years, some were within India, some outside and some are well known as UNESCO world Heritage site. After my previous article on Hampi, this is the second blog on such a historic place.

Badami was the regal capital of the powerful Chalukyan empire from 540 to 757 AD in southern India. It is mainly famous for its rock cut caves, sand stone architectures and inscriptions. All different architectures portray the harmonic balance between different religions of ancient time. We explored almost the entire site on foot and loved every bit of it. The place has a very quiet and cool atmosphere.

Most fascinating temple was the Bhutnatha temple, surrounded by a serene lake which in turn is surrounded by hills, small jungles and ruins of fort....

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Posted by Mangalika on April 20, 2015
@ Joezachs...Absolutely! the more I travel through these places more I discover the beauty of old time...
The war in many countries are destroying architectures and their national pride...not fair! :(
Posted by Mangalika on April 20, 2015
Thanks Buddha...It's in Karnataka
Posted by Buddha13 on April 20, 2015
Splendid collection. Which state does Badami belong to?



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