Category Archives: History


Halebeedu is a town in Hassan district of Karnataka. Word Halebeedu means ruined city. For the Hoysala architecture this town is one of the best places. All the temples in this town of Halebeedu are built in Hoysala period. Halebeedu along with Shravanabelagola and Belur is known as Golden Triangle of Karnataka Tourism. Belur and […]


Srirangapatna is a town in Mandya district of Karnataka. This place is famous for its history, culture and religion. It is surrounded by the river Kaveri. This was founded in 9th century by Ganga Dynasty. Earlier this place acted as capital to Khudadad State which belongs to Tipu Sultan. Main temple in Srirangapatna is Ranganathaswamy […]


Belur is a town in Hassan district in Karnataka state. It is located on the banks of river Yagachi. Earlier this place acted as capital of Hoysala Empire. Major attraction of this temple is Chennakeshava Temple. Temples in the city are best example for Hoysala architecture. Carvings of Upanishads, Ramayana and Mahabharata are most attractive […]


Pattadakal is a town located in Bagalkot district of Karnataka State. This place is popularly known as City of the Crown Rubies. In 1987 it was declared as World Heritage Site. Earlier name of this place is known as Kisuvolal. Jain Sanctuaries and Hindu temple Temples are most famous in Pattadakal. Few temples in Pattadakal […]


Badami is a town in Bagalkot district of Karnakata. This place is famous for Structural temples and rock cut temples. Cave Temples were built from 5th to 8th centuries. Vatapi and Ilvala hills surround this town. Earlier name of Badami is Vatapi. This town acted as capital of Chalukyas. From 6th century to 8th century […]


Tharangambadi is a town in Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu. Tharangambadi means Place of the singing waves. From 1620 to 1845 this town was acted as Danish Colony. Before it was treated as Danish colony, Pandyas and Cholas ruled this place. From Germany two Protestants came to this place and started printing press. This was the […]


Chidambaram is a town in Cuddalore district of Tamilnadu. This place was ruled by several dynasties such as Marathas, Vijaynagar Empire, Pandyas, and Cholas. This place is most famous for Chidambaram Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Nataraja. Other temples famous in Chidambaram are Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswara dedicated to Fire, Kalahasti Nathar dedicated to wind, […]


Hampi Attractions : Virupaksha Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Hazara Ram Temple, Museum, Matanga Hills,Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex Hampi is a small town in Karnataka. Other name of this town is Pampa. This name is derived from the river Pampa who is the daughter of Lord Brahma. Earlier it was the capital of Vijayanagar Empire. Several […]