The Halebid excursions tour will take you to the pilgrimages of Belur and Shravanabelagola.
The Hoysala kings moved their capital from Halebid to Belur in the face
of attacks by invaders. Subsequently Belur witnesses a spawning of
Hoysala temples prominent among which is the Chennakeshava temple.
A sacred Jain pilgrimage, Shravanabelagola is known for the giant
monolithic statue of Lord Gomateshwara. During the festival of
Mahamastakabhisheka, thousands of devotees throng this holy shrine.
A supreme example of Hoyasala temple architecture, the Chennakeshava
temple in Belur, Karnataka leaves one spellbound with its exquisite
structure. The temple was constructed in 1117 AD by Hoysala king
Vishnuvardhan to celebrate his victory over the Cholas at the battle of