Temples: Nanneshwara Temple
Nanneshwara Temple – Overview
It is believed that owing to its similarity to the Kasivisvesvara Temple, The Nanneshwara Temple was a prototype for it. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, has intricate carvings on the doorways, walls and tower like structures.
Nanneshwara Temple – Architecture
The Nanneshwara Temple is a small but beautiful temple. It looks very similar to the bigger Kasivisvesvara Temple nearby. Though, unlike the Kasivisvesvara Temple, this is an Ekakuta Temple, not a Dvikuta. The Nanneshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva has a single Linga which is located in a dark Garbhagraha in the temple. The temple has an open mandapa with beautifully decorated pillars leading to a small mandapa that leads to the Garbhagraha housing the Shiva Linga.
How to Get to Nanneshwara Temple
Lakkundi village is a famous tourist spot in Gadag district. Embark at Gadag Railway Station or Bus Stand and you can get local bus service to Lakkundi.