Badami Caves

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 forTicket Costdetails
Adult (SAARC Countries and BIMSTEC CountriesRs.15SAARC Countries
( Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan,
Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives
and Afghanistan).



BIMSTEC Countries

(Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan,

Sri Lanka, Thailand

and Myanmar)

Children (under 15 years)FreeAll

How to reach Badami Caves?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Hubali which is 108 km away. Belgaum is 141 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Badami (BDM) and Hubali (UBL)

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Major cities of Karnataka, Maharastra, Goa and Andhra Pradesh.

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