Sri Srikantheshvara Temple, Nanjangud, District MysuruGumbaz containing Tomb of Tipu Sultan, Srirangapatna, District MandyaAghoreshvara Temple, Ikkeri, District ShimogaGommateswara Statue KarkalaHoysalesvara Temple, Halebid, District HassanFortress and Temples on the Hill, Chitradurga, District ChitradurgaKallesvara Temple Bagali, District DavanagerePalace of Tipu Sultan Bangalore, District  Bengaluru Urban

1. Mobile App Development is under Process. 2. ASI Circle News :: Bengaluru News :: | Chitradurga News :: | Davanagere News :: Hassan News :: | Karkala News :: | Mysuru News :: | Shivamoga News :: | Srirangapatna News ::

You are here

Channakesva Temple together with adjacent area - Arakere

DISTRICT: Hassan;
TALUK: Arasikere
LOCALITY: Arakere (Lat. 13°15' N; Long, 75° 55'E)
APPROACH: AIRPORT: Bengaluru;
RAILWAY STATION: Arsikere;
BUS STATION: Arsikere

Click to View Map ::

  1. ISRO - Satellite Map
  2. ASI Map
  3. Google Map

 

This is a late Hoysala temple built in granite with Kadamba Nagara sikhara and dated to 13th century AD on stylistic grounds. This trikutachala temple, on plan has three garbhagrihas, opening into a common sabhamandapa and a mukhamandapa. These sanctums house representations of Vishnu as Kesava in west, Venugopal in south and Lakshmi-Narasimha in north. In elevation, the temple has an adhisthana with conventional mouldings over which raises the wall. The exterior of the temple wall has crude representations of various aspects of Vishnu in addition to secular sculptures. In between sculptural depictions are inserted slender tall pilasters and single pilaster turrets to break the monotony. The antarala of the western shrine is marked with sukanasa projection.