Kedareshwara Temple Halebidu

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Kedareshwara Temple Halebidu

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is depicted in the Shivalinga form of Krishnashila. The architecture followed is the Chalukya style. This temple was built in 1319 AD. Sculptured friezes depicting the Ramayana, Bhagvad Gita and also the Mahabharata  are featured in the basement of this temple.

A Hoysala king, Veer Ballala II and his queen, Ketaladevi built this KedareshwaraTemple. The architecture is typical Hoysala style in soapstone. This also has intricate carvings, sculptures depicting the legends of Lord Vishnu and Shiva and relief work.

Countless tourists flock to this temple every year to enjoy the glorious architecture style.