Shimoga is a district rich in culture and the past. Here, you find the Keladi village. This was the capital of the Keladi Nayaka Kingdom.
At present, this location has two attractions that have gained popularity. These are the Keladi Museum and the Keladi Rameshwara Temple.
The temple is one example of the best styles of architecture. These include Dravidian, Hoysala and Kadamba. This temple is devoted to Rameshwara Lord. This temple has shrines of Goddess Parvati and Lord Veerbhadra.
The museum located in the village has a collection of antique souvenirs and artefacts. These are of the Keladi Nayak era. You also find sculptures, idols, copper inscriptions, palm leaves and coins that reflect the heritage of the Hoysala and Chalukya period.
This place is a treasure for those who find architecture and history a passion.