(Last Updated on : 02/08/2016)
is located in the Indian state
. More specifically, this festival is celebrated about 353 kilometers from Bengaluru
. Hampi is a village
and a temple town recognized as a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage
Site. It can be defined as an ancient monument
of Hampi. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva
and was established in16th century AD.
Architectural Design of Chandrasekhara Temple
Chandrasekhara Temple is considered to be one of the first Vijayanagara
structures in the Hampi Citadel area. This temple is built in the typical dwikuta style of architecture
. Shaiva dwarapalas adorn the doorway of this shrine. The east-facing shrine has a Dravida
vimana with a circular stupa
, whereas the south-facing Amman (Devi) shrine has a salasikhara.
Significance of Chandrasekhara Temple
Chandrasekhara Temple is frequented by devotees to attain fruitful results in terms of wealth, purchase of vehicles, relief from diseases and to become knowledgeable. People also visit this temple with the motive to attain salvation.
to Hampi is the Hubli
airport. It is located at a distance of about 160km west of Hampi. The Belgaum airport
is located further northwest of Hampi at a distance of about 270 km. But flying to Bengaluru and taking the Hampi Express is considered to be a more practical option. Bengaluru is connected with all major cities of India by airlines. Also, Bengaluru has many international connections.
As far as railway
is concerned, a direct train connection from far places to Hospet Junction (HPT) is advised. Hampi is connected to Hospet town via buses. Some of the direct trains are the Hampi Express, Amaravathi Express, Garib Nawaz Express, Haripriya Express and the Hyderabad
Express. The state run KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) runs a number of schedules from Hospet to various towns and cities in Karnataka. The cities of neighbouring states (Goa
, Andhra Pradesh
) are connected by a few interstate services. A number of private operators too run regular long distance bus service to Hospet
and to Hubli
a major town 3 hours west off Hospet. This temple will be evident to the visitors when they would enter the Citadel area from Kamalapuram
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