Karnataka has about 34,000 temples and Bangalore alone has over 1,000 temples. Few of these are very ancient and pujas are no longer performed because they are under the care of archaeology department.
Nanjungud temple near Mysore
Temples in Aihole
Aihole was the first capital of the early Chalukyas.It is situated on the banks of the river Malaprabha and has over a hundred temples scattered around the village….more
Temples in Badami
Badami or Vatapi was the center of ancient Chalukyan glory….more
Bhutanatha Group of Temples along with the cave temples on the hills is the major attraction in Badami, a historical town in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka.
Mahakuta is a place of religious significance for Shaivites. It is situated in Bagalkot in Karnataka, a few kilometers away from Badami.
Shri Veerabhadra Temple, Godachi – Godachi is a small village famous for the Godach Fair or Jatre held during the months of November-December every year. The Godachi Jatre is held in honor of Shri Veerabhadra, the prime deity in the main temple here – the Veerabhadra temple.
Temples in Bangalore
Bangalore today is Asia’s fastest growing cosmopolitan city…..more
Lingeshwara Temple in Mylara is dedicated to Lord Shiva who is worshipped by the Kuruba Gowdas in the form of Mailari. This temple is situated in the south west corner of Hadagali Taluk in Bellary district.
Temples in Belur
Belur is a small town located on the banks of River Yagachi, in Hassan district of Karnataka….more
Dharmastala kshetra is located amongst the scenic beauty of the Western Karnataka on the banks of the Nethravathi River. The temple of Lord Manjunatha at Dharmastala is the star attraction in the Karnataka…more
Temples in Dharwad
Dharwad, mentioned as `Dharawada’ in a record of the 12th century of the Kalyani Chalukyas,is a major town located in the northern part of the state of Karnataka….more
Tarakeshwara Temple in the town of Hangal is a marvel of architectural splendor which has to be seen to be believed.
Temples in Gadag
Amruteshwara Temple is situated in Annigeri town, Navalgund Taluq of Dharwad district in Karnataka. It is 25 km from Gadag. The main deity in this temple is Lord Shiva.
Brahma Jinalaya is located in Lakkundi village in Gadag district, Karnataka.
Navalinga Temple is located in Kuknur, Koppal district of Karnataka, is popular for its temples constructed by Chalukyas and Ratrakutas. The most famous temple among them is the Navalinga Temple.
Someshwara temple – The beautiful temple of Someshwara lies in the Lakshmeshwara temple which falls under the Gadag district of Karnataka. Lakshmeshwara is an agricultural town. The town has the beautiful Someswhara temple.
Trikuteshwara Temple is located in Gadag in the Gadag District of Karnataka that is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Gokarna is a ancient temple town and center for Sanskrit studies. It is located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka State…more
Temples in Gulbarga
Gulbarga is located in the northeastern part of the state of Karnataka, in the southern region of India……more
Manik Prabhu Temple, Maniknagar is located in a small hamlet village by the name Maniknagar in a taluk town known as Humnabad in the Bidar district of North Karnataka, the Manik Prabhu Temple is dedicated to a great ascetic.
Sri Kshetra houses the shrine of Dattatreya. Mythological studies state that Shri Dattatreya attained realization at the banks of the Bhima
Sharana Basaveshwara Temple is situated in Gulbarga in the Karnataka state. It is dedicated to the reformer and saint, Shri Basaveshwara.
Temples in Halebidu
Halebidu is located in Hassan district in Karnataka. Ketumalla, this temple was built during 1121 A.D and attributed to Vishnuvardhana and queen Shantala Devi….more
Temples in Hassan
Hassanamba Temple is 800 years old and houses the main deity of Hassan. The temple is dedicated to Amba also known as Goddess Shakti….more
Amaragiri Malekal Tirupati Temple – The Lakshmi Venkatramana Swamy temple is also known as Amaragiri Malekal Tirupathi temple. It lies in the town of Arsikere in the district of Hassan, in Karanataka State.
Hasanamba Temple – The name Hasanamba has been given to the Goddess at the Hasanamba Temple and the town too is named after the presiding deity
Ishvara Temple is located in the Hassan district of Karnataka State. It was built during the Hoysala Empire in 1220 CE.
Lakshmi Devi Temple is situated at Doddagaddavalli, which is a village in the district of Hassan.
Sri Lakshmi Venkataramanaswamy Temple – One of the most beautiful places in the state of Karnataka is the region that surrounds the Mavinakere Sri Lakshmi Venkataramanaswamy temple in the Hassan district.
Temples in Haveri
Haveri is located at a distance of about 340 km from Bangalore. The name Haveri is derived from the Kannada words havu and keri, which means place of snakes…..more
Galageshwara Temple in the Haveri district of Karnataka is one of the most beautiful Shiva temples in the region.
Mukteshwara Temple – The district of Haveri in Karnataka is dotted with hundreds of temples dedicated to different Gods and Goddesses and built by various dynasties in their own styles like the Dravidian, Hoysala, Chalukyas and Vijayanagara.
Kolar is located at a distance of about 68 kilometres from Bangalore….more
Antharagange Temple is a mountain located in the Shathashrunga mountain range. It is located three kilometers from Kolar in the direction of Kolar Betta,
Kolaramma Temple in Kolar is located along the southern region and eastern most part of state of Karnataka. The two most significant temples are Kolaramma temple and Someshwara temple.
Kotilingeshwara Temple is the principal deity of the Kotilingeshwara temple. This temple lies in the Kammasandra village in the district of Kolar.
Kurudmale Ganesha Temple is situated in the district of Kolar in the State of Karnataka. There is a popular Ganesha temple here which was built by the Vijayanagar kings.
Someshwara Temple in Kolar is located 68 km from the city of Bangalore, on the Chennai-Bangalore National Highway.
Temples in Kollur
Mookambika Devi Temple is one of the most famous pilgrimage centers in India. This temple is dedicated mainly to Parvati Devi or Shakthi, and also the Female Trinity, Mahashakthi, Mahalakshmi, and Saraswathi.
Temples in Mangalore
Mangalore district is a panorama of palm-fringed beaches, lush green fields and enchanting forests……more
Sri Durga Parameshwari Temple is situated in the Bappanadu Mulki village of the Dakshin Kannada district. The temple is located on the banks of River Sambhavi.
Sri Karinjeshwara Temple is situated in the town of Karinja, in the Dakshin Kannada district, is one of the most honoured pilgrim spots in Karnataka.