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Siddarameshwara Temple

Siddarameshwara Temple lies in the Belagumba Village of Tumkur District. Built in the 15th century, the temple belonged to the rulers of Hoysala dynasty.

According to a legend, the idol of Lord Shiva in the Linga form was found among the rocks of the hill. Later, it was brought and installed in the present place by a Shaivaite saint. This idol was worshipped by Lord Ram, who was in search of Sita, and thus the temple got the name Sidda-Rama-Ishwara.

The front walls of the temple have beautiful murals of Lord Shiva and Saint Basaveshwara.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Tumkur
Location: Belagumba


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