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