Belur Halebid Shravanabelagola Packages

Mysore To Belur Halebid Shravanabelagola Taxi


38 km from Hassan on the bank of the river yogachai, Belur was the capital of the Hoysala dynasty before it was moved to Halebidu. The Hoysala King vishnuvardhana constructed the famous Chennakesava Temple in 1116 to celebrate his victory over the cholas at Talakad .Dedicated to lord Krishna ,this is the only Hoysala temple still in active worship. The friezes of great delicacy, filigreed pillars and the sculpture work is a feast to the visitor ,Both the festival for Art and culture in January and the 12-day car festival at chennakeshava Temple in March/April attract a lot of tourists 3 km west of the Hassan –Belur Road in the village of Doddagadavahalli, there is the temple of mahalakshmi dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi in the Hoysala Style .The temple is unique in having Chatush kuta, four Sanctuaries with the same structure.


30 KM from Hassan this Ancient Hoysala capit l founded in early 11 century as Dwarasamudra, after the lake beside which the city was established. It remained the capital of Hoysala dynasty who ruled over much of south for over two much of south for over two centuries. in the 14 century it was destroyed by invading armies of Alauddin khilji and Muhammad Tughlak ,the sultans of Delhi and subsequently deserted. Later it was renamed Halebidu (meaning an old city).thus built numerous temples and Halbidu’s opulent temples are described by some as the supreme climax of Indian architecture .the twin shrine Hoysaleswara Temple is the largest shiva temple built by Hoysalas ..the highlight of this temple is its intricate carvings depicting Hindu depicting Hindu deities, sages stylised animals and friezes depicting the life of the Hoysala rulers, timing sunrise to sunset; guide charges 250.Halebidu is 17 km from belur. Built by ketaladevi, the queen of ballala2,the Kedareswara Temple built in 1219 AD was the gem of architecture until a tree took root in the tower and destroyed its parts more than 70 years ago. Its 160 images set under floral toranas in the upper part of the walls are its chief attraction of the many jain basadis of Halebidu; of the three surviving, the Parsvanath is the most interesting it has 4.5 m high statue of the tirthank and the pillared hall of this temple has some exceptional pillars decorated with beadwork .The sri ranganatha temple with a 2 mhigh image of lord sleeping on the coiled serpant ,anata is wort a visit .the 11 century Dwarasamudra lake excavated and restored recently offers boating facilities Adjacent to the Hoysaleswara temple ,there is an Archaeololgical museum housing more than 1500 sculptures and inscriptions found in and around Halebidu. Of particular interest is the 6m tirthankar image excavated from a ruined thank in a jain basadi here.3 km from Halebidu on the hillock of pushpagiri are perched the temple of mallikarjuna, Vishnu and parvathi .basthihalli has another trikuta temple dating back to 1220 AD,About 3 KM away from halebidu. just 10 km northwest of Halebidu is the ancient village Belavadi dotted with temples and shrines, the most outstanding of these is the Veeranaryan Temple in the Hoysala style.


Karnataka is endowed with a rich cultural and historical jain legacy and and has a cluster of jain pilgrim sites .A 17 m high monolithic statue of lord Gomateshwara standing a top the vindhyagiri hills at sravanabelagola is one of the holiest places of the Digambara sect of Jainism,0730-1230 hr,1500-1700hr Accommdation is provided to the pilgrims in temple’s guesthouses jain pilgrims gather from the world over every 12 year to witness the unique Mahamastakabhisheka ceremony, the next due in 2018


Belur Halebid Shravanabelagola Taxi Fare From Mysore

Type Of Taxi No Of Seat Rate Per Km Non A/c Rate Per Km A/c Minimum DistanceDriver Charges
Tata Indica4+17.008.00250 Km250.00
Toyota Etios Liva4+17.508.50250 Km250.00
Tata Indigo4+18.009.00250 Km250.00
Swift D’zire4+19.0010.00250 Km250.00
Toyota Etios4+19.0010.00250 Km250.00
Renault Scala 4+111.0011.00250 Km250.00
Nissan Sunny4+110.0011.00250 Km250.00
Maruti Ciaz4+110.0011.00250 Km250.00
chevrolet Tavera 8+110.0011.00250Km300.00
chevrolet Tavera 9+110.0011.00250 Km300.00
Mahindra Xylo7+1 10.0011.00250 Km300.00
Maruti Ertiga 7+111.0012.00250 Km300.00
Toyota Innova6+113.0013.00250 Km300.00
Toyota Innova7+114.0014.00250 Km300.00
Tempo Traveller12+113.0015.00300 Km300.00
Mini Bus22+122.0024.00300 Km300.00
Bus32+130.0035.00300 Km500.00
Bus49+134.0039.00300 Km500.00