This temple is build in the wooden style architecture implemented in the stone.
Built in the 5th century by Chalukyas
The special feature of this temple is that it starts with a rectangular structure and ends with a square structure
It is constructed in Panchayatana style of architecture
Build by Queen Lokamahadevi in 740 AD to commemorate her husband's victory over the kings from the South.
The height of this temple is 17.5 metres (57 ft)
Pattadakal' literally means 'Coronation stone'. The material where sourced from the soil, or sandstone from the hills that surround the region
Built in late 6th or early 7th century
This Temple is carved out of cave by Chalukya king, Mangalesha
It consist of 4 temples, out of the four, three are Brahmanical, while the fourth is Jain
Nearly 2000 steps have to be climbed to reach the cave
Material used was reddish golden Sandstone found locally
After the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, archaeologists discovered the rock formation
Archaeologists discovered 2 layers of construction
First one was a brick construction made around 3rd century, around Sangam Period
The second layer was granite layer was constructed during Pallava reign around 8th century CE.