Situated atop a small hill, the temple overlooks the surrounding countryside and lush greenery so that the visitors to the temple also get a breathtaking view from the top of the hill.
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Sri Kshetra houses the shrine of Dattatreya. Mythological studies state that Shri Dattatreya attained realization at the banks of the Bhima River.
Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple is located in Shamanur village of Davangere district of Karnataka. This temple is dedicated to Sri Hanuman, the monkey deity, who helped Sri Rama during his quest to find and recover his Wife Seetha from the demon Ravana.
Sree Karkala Venkataramana Temple is known as Padu Tirupati or western Tirupati. Dedicated to Lord Srinivasa, a form of Lord Vishnu, this temple is a major pilgrimage center, especially important to Gaud Saraswat Brahmins.
Someshwara Temple is located in the heart of the Kolar region. The Someshwara temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. He is worshipped in the name of Lord Someshwara at this temple.
Idagunji, a small town in Honnavara Taluq is famous for its Ganapathi Temple. It is an ancient temple, with a history dating back 1500 years.
The Shambhulinga temple is about 1000 years old and it was under the control of a Chalukya king.
Talagunda was known as Sthanagundur and it was a place of religious learning or agrahara. The Talagunda is a very popular tourist spot in the Shimoga district with hundreds of devotees visiting the Pranaveshwara temple every year.
The Madhukeshwara temple is located in Banavasi, an ancient town on the borders of the Uttara Kannada and Shimoga districts.
The Mukteshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, sitting on the banks of the Tungabhadra River, is a fine example of the Chalukya architecture. The temple is situated about 40 kilometers from the town of Haveri.