Hoysala architecture

Temples of Karnataka
Rasikananda
Hoysala temples are known for their intricate carvings and magnificent architecture. Some of the most noted temples of Hoysala architecture are Somanathapura, Belur and Halebidu. However, there are many beautiful temples all-over Karnataka and one such beautiful temple is the Lakshmi-Narayana... Read More
Hoysala Architecture - Part 2
Dominique Amendola
The Hoysala style part II The two brothers Narasimha III and Ramanatha inherited kingdoms from their father Somesvara who divided his large kingdom between the two. Unfortunately the two rulers hardly saw eye to eye and fought each other bitterly for a long period of time. Narasimha III ruled for... Read More
Hoysala Architecture
Dominique Amendola
Hoysala Style-part 1 In the middle of the 11th century, the decline of the Chalukya dynasty allowed the growth of local dynasties. They simply had been the Chalukya’s vassals who, up to now, played only a secondary role. After imposing their authorities to vast territories, the Yadavas, Kakatiyas... Read More
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