Badami caves Timings, Paintings, History, Route Info
There are four Caves which dates back to Eastern Chalukyas.
Cave 1, dedicated to Lord Siva and is of medium size, Circa 550 AD. One can find the carvings of Mahisasura Mardhini, Karthikeya and Ganesh. This cave is of L-shape
Cave 2, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is smallest of all.
Cave 3, dedicated to Lord Siva and is the biggest among all. From the inscriptions, it is known that the Carvings refers to 578 AD during the reign of King Mangalesa.
Cave 4, Dedicated to Jains. Carvings for Mahaveer
Badami Caves Entry fees
|Entry for||Ticket Cost||details|
|Adult (SAARC Countries and BIMSTEC Countries||Rs.15||SAARC Countries|
( Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan,
Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives
(Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan,
Sri Lanka, Thailand
|Children (under 15 years)||Free||All|
How to reach Badami Caves?
- The nearest airport is at Hubali which is 108 km away. Belgaum is 141 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Badami (BDM) and Hubali (UBL)
- The direct bus is available from Major cities of Karnataka, Maharastra, Goa and Andhra Pradesh.
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