Cave Temples, Badami

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Cave at Badami
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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


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