The ancient city of Belur, located on the banks of the Yagachi River in Hassan district, is cloaked in mystique. It was previously called Velapura. Belur was chosen as an alternate capital city by the Hoysala dynasty after the attack and subsequent destruction of their capital Dwarasumudra (now known as Halibeedu) by the sultans of […]
Belur is a small town located on the banks of River Yagachi, in Hassan district of Karnataka. This is a must place for any tourist to visit. Know more about Belur here.
The Yagachi Dam is built across the river Yagachi, a tributary of river Kaveri. The dam is situated at a distance of 3 km from the town of Belur in Hassan district in the state of Karnataka. The dam was constructed with the objective to harness water resource for the purpose of irrigation and to […]
District: Hassan Town: Belur Temple: Chennakesava Temple The Chennakesava temple was originally referred to as the Vijayanarayana temple. It is situated on the Yagachi River at Belur. It was previously the capital of the Hoysala rulers. The city of Belur is about 40 kilometres from the city of Hassan. Bangalore is about 220 kilometres from […]
History of Hoysalas Hoyasalas – “Hoy Sala” meaning “Stike Sala”. Guru Sudatta Muni said to his student, Sala who was in combat with a tiger.The duo were performing rituals at the Vasantha Parameshwari Temple in a village called Sasakapura or Sosevur. The tiger attacked them, Sala struck the animal with one blow, and both were […]