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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Hooli Panchalingeshwara Temple : A Photo Feature



Hooli is a village 9kms from Saundatti off Belgaum-Saundatti Road (Belgaum - Saundatti distance is 78 kms).


Pic:Sabhamandapa

It is famous for its exquisitely carved temples. One such temple is the magnificent Panchalingeshwar temple.

Pic:intricately carved shikhara

The temple is made from carved stone and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The construction seems similar to the Kadamba temple style.
Pic:Gajalaxmi


Pic:Veergals

It is preserved by the Archaelogical Survey of India.


The temple is very well maintained with a beautiful green lawn and garden adorning its premise.

Text and Photographs by Abhijit Rajadhyaksha

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