Geographical Position

Nuggehalli is a village & Hobli HQ in Hassan district of Karnataka. It is 16kms northeast of Channarayapatna & 16kms east of Hiresave on NH 47 & is very close to Sravanabelgola (28Kms). The deviation to both Nuggehalli & Sravanabelogola...

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Importance of the Place

Situated in this quiet & quaint village are five to six 11th century temples, of which two are a treasure trove of architecture. The aura of the temples is felt by a seeing the temples once.

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Annual Brahmotsava at Nuggehalli on 10 April 2017

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Appeal

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History of the Town

Nuggehalli was once a flourishing town as seen from the inscription Ch.238. & an ancient place near which the Chola king is said to have constructed a temple of ‘Jayagondeshwara’ & to which the Hoysala king Vishnuvardhana

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History of the Temple

The original Hoysala temple appears to have had a Mahadvara or upparige, of soapstone supported by plain round pillars. In front of the Mahadvara stood the two fine elephants, which are now in front of the Hajara (inner Courtyard).

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Gallery

Gallery

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