Mallegitti Shivalaya Temple set on the summit of a hill is 2 km away from Badami
. This magnificent temple enshrines the calm idol of Shiva
in the form of the garland maker. Built of stone, it has a shrine, a small porch, and a mandapa with a Dravidian tower. The walls and caves around are decorated with the figures of Vishnu
and Shiva and animals.