Hoysala Magic at Amrutapura

One of the finest examples of Hoysala Temple architecture, the Amruteshwara Temple at Amrutapura, dates back to the 12th century. Located in Chikmagalur District, Amrutapura is just 35 km from Shimoga and about 5 km from Tarikere. The temple is well maintained and set in an idyllic atmosphere. Coconut trees, paddy fields and lush green manicured gardens surround the temple.

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Hoysala Splendour at Hosaholalu

The Lakshminarayana Temple was built by the Hoysala King Vira Someshwara and dates from about 1250 AD. It is well preserved compared to other Hoysala temples and is completely covered with detailed and ornate sculpture.