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Kasi Visweswara Temple

Kasi Visweswara Temple is situated at Lakkundi in Gadag District of Karnataka. The temple exhibits the typical architectural style patronized by the Kalyani Chalukya rulers. This style is marked by the exquisite carvings embellishing the pillars. The grandeur exhibited by the intricate carvings and decorated artifacts befit the main deities, Lord Shiva and Lord Surya, perfectly.

The sun god, Surya, is depicted here in a perfect picture of magnificence, seated on a chariot driven by seven horses. This particular form of his is well known as Suryanarayana. Another noteworthy specimen of craftsmanship is the window screens, created solely with chiseled stone slabs.

Nearest railhead is the Gadag Junction Railway Station, situated at a distance of about 13 km from Lakkundi.

Updated on 12th December, 2018
District: Gadag
Location: Lakkundi    


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