Set in the backdrop of the Western Ghats in verdant green surroundings, Halasi is known for its ancient temples and a fort. It was the second capital of the kadambas of Banavasi. There is a huge temple dedicated to Bhuvaraha Narasimha with tall images of Varaha, Narasimha, Vishnu and Surya. Other places of interest include ancient temples of Gokarneshswara, Kapileshwara, Swarneshwara and Hatakeshwara.
Updated on 7th June, 2005
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