Pattadakal in north Karnataka is an ancient complex of Hindu and Jain temples of 7th and 8th century CE. The place is land to numerous temples which are quite significant and are visited by pilgrims from all around the nation. The place is situated at the banks of Malaprabha river in the district of Bagalakote. The river is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a add on the to the pride of the place. Pattadakal is well-defined by UNESCO as a ‘harmonious blend of architectural forms from the north and south India’. True that is. The art and beauty of the temples of Pattadakal is unique and electrifying and that makes it a place worth visiting. The temples here are mostly dedicated to Lord Shiva. The place is rather considered holy because of the river which is turned towards the Himalayas. The monuments and inscriptions on them teach a lot about ancient time and attracts a lot of crowd.
The nearest airport connectivity is in Belgaum which is around 150 kms from the place. Badami is the nearest railway station which is 17 kms away and people can get various buses traveling to and fro to Pattadakal.