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.
Located in the state of Karnataka in India, Hassan is the headquarters of the district of Hassan. This city gets its name from the Hindu goddess Hassanamba. For a lover of history, monuments and temples this is the right place to be. Hoysala Empire ruled this city for a long time and their influence can be seen in the art and inscriptions on the different monuments. This is one place in India that's covered in temples and monuments that are several centuries old and hence extremely popular among tourists, pilgrims, and history lovers. Koodlu Theertha. Image coutesy Balaji Rakonda
Several Jain temples with magnificent carvings and engravings on its pillars and walls are found in this city. Known for its brilliant architecture, the Lakshmidevi Temple built by the Hoysala Empire is frequented by tourists and pilgrims alike. The Nagara style architecture found in the Sadashiva temple built in 1249 and the Bucheshwara temple built in the 11th century during the reign of Hoysala Empire attracts tourists from India and other nations. Built in the 12th century the Someshwara temple is another place worth seeing. Coorg lies at a distance of around 100 Kilometers from Hassan and is a favorite spot for lovers of nature. Kemmanagundi hill station and Halebid are also popular tourist destinations. The peak season in Hassan is from October to March. Read more about Hassan here.
The Lakshmi Devi temple was built during the Hoyasala rule in 1114 CE. King Vishnuvardhana built this beautiful temple.