Cave Temples, Badami
The town of Badami in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka houses the Badami caves above the man-made Agastya Lake. Being an epitome of Chalukyan architecture, the 4 cave temples focus on Hinduism and Jainism. The cave is built with sandstones and it truly depicts the richness of Indian rock-cut architecture. Experience architectural greatness by paying a visit to these beautiful caves that speak volumes of our history and religious beliefs.
Things to see
- Sculpture of Lord Shiva in his Tandav avatar in cave 1
- Cave 3, the largest cave depicting Vishnu-related mythology
- Cave 4, which is dedicated to Jainism
- A fusion of North Indian Nagara and South Indian Dravidian architecture
How to get there?
- Belgaum, being at a distance of 150 km, the nearest airport to Badami caves is the Belgaum airport (Belagavi / Sambra airport)
- The nearest international airport is Kempegowda International Airport (504 km)
- Hospet KSRTC Bus Stand is the nearest bus station. Buses and taxis are easily available throughout the state to reach Badami caves.
- If you are planning a rail journey, the nearest railway station is Badami railway station.
Cave at Badami
Cave Temples, Badami, Badami, Badami, Bagalkot, Karnataka, 587201