(Last Updated on : 17/05/2019)
Lakkundi is a village located in the Gadag Distric
t of Karnataka
, which is popular for stepped wells, Chalukya
and historic inscriptions
. There are several ancient wells in here but Chateer Bavi, Kanne Bavi and Musukina Bavi are the most popular ones for the carvings and architectural beauty
. Apart from these, Manikesvara Temple stepped well is another popular tourist attraction
. The well next to the temple was built during the Chalukya period. On the three sides of the well, there are steps and on the fourth side there is a bridge to reach the mandapa of the temple. Most of the step wells of Lakkundi are built with small canopied niches inside the walls of the wells enshrining lingas
Visiting Informatio to Lakkundi
Lakkundi is well connected to Gadag (12.8 km) or Koppal (52.4 km). Daily buses are available from Gadag to Lakkundi. Gadag Railway Station
and Hubli Airport
are the nearest ones to reach the place. Lakkundi can also be reached by road via National Highway
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