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Surayanarayana Sun Temple

Built in AD 7th century, Surayanarayana Sun Temple - dedicated to Surya - is located at Aihole. It has a four-pillared inner sanctum with a 'Rekhanagara' tower. The inner sanctum has an idol of the Sun seated on a chariot drawn by horses and flanked on both sides by his two consorts, Goddess Ushas and Sandhya. The temple is noted for its intricate carvings.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Bagalkot
Location: Aihole    


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