Temples & Sculpture Gallery

Everyday except holidays
Temples & Sculpture Gallery
20 onwards


The Temples and Sculpture Gallery of Lakkundi is an architectural marvel that should be on the list of every history-lover. Lakkundi is located 11Km from Gadag in Karnataka and is home to about 50 ancient temples and a sculpture gallery. The temples built with schist stone, display stunning and delicate craftsmanship in the finely carved interiors. The Sculpture Gallery is a museum that houses a variety of artefacts from the many dynasties that held power in this region. Get transported to a magical land of history and culture when you visit Lakkundi and its treasures.

Things to see

  • The Manikeshwara Temple
  • The elaborate carvings on the walls of the Nanneshwara Temple
  • The Kasivisvesvara Temple has one shrine dedicated to Kasivisvesvara (Lord Shiva) and the other to Surya - the sun god.
  • The various inscriptions that tell about the construction of some temples and donation of gold, donations of land, and mentions of Jain Saints.

How to get there?

  • The closest international airport to Lakkundi is Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru from where you can take a taxi to the site.
  • To get to Lakkundi by train you need to get off at Kanginhal Railway Station and then take a car or a taxi.


Temples & Sculpture Gallery

Temples & Sculpture Gallery, Dharwad


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