Trending activities Description Things to know Photos Map Attractions Nearby destinations Activities

PAPANATHA TEMPLE, PATTADAKAL

World India Karnataka Pattadakal Papanatha Temple
Not rated
Rate this destination

Papanatha Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated to the south of Virupaksha temple in Pattadakal. Papanatha temple is believed to be dated back to 6th century. Papanatha temple is of mixed style architecture. The temple has a wide porch which welcomes you. Then follows the main hall where you can relax for a while. This main hall consists of 16 pillars on which you could find the carvings of couples and female figures which are astonishing piece of work. Before entering the sanctum sanctorum, you have to cross the huge antechamber. Also the sanctum sanctorum has a tower which was built of Rekhanagara Style of architecture. The main sanctum sanctorum was wrapped by passage called Paraghara. On the outer walls, Sculptures depicting scenes from Ramayana and lions, elephants, etc. are carved out finely.

Current Weather Forecast


Partly Cloudy
25° C
24/10

33 - 21 ° C
25/10

32 - 22 ° C
26/10

32 - 21 ° C
27/10

32 - 22 ° C

THINGS TO KNOW

Category
Historical, Pilgrimage
Languages
Kannada, Hindi, Telugu and English
Altitude
529m
Best time to visit
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Nearby railway stations
Nearby Airports
India Karnataka Papanatha Temple

TRAVEL TIPS (0) Recent

Write a travel tip
POST
Be the first to give a tip or leave a comment
Get Routes
travel guide
places to see
Between 0 to 100 kms
All Categories
Adventure
Hills
Jungle
Beaches
Art & History
Religious
Sort by

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

places to see
From  ₹ 4850 5 Days
places to see
From  ₹ 23500 10 Days
places to see
From  ₹ 4950 4 Days
places to see
Parang La Trek 2018
 Spiti, Ladakh
From  ₹ 19550 8 Days
places to see
From  ₹ 600 4 Hours
places to see
From  ₹ 2530 3 Days