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Kaidala - Channakeshava Temple - North view
804 Meters Above MSL
Description about the temple
Sri.Channakeshava Temple is situated towards South West direction of Tumkur City. The temple is built in Dravidian style with the main Dwara facing West.
The legend happens to say that, it was the last idol which Amara Shilpi Jakanachari crafted at his old age of 86 years. But there is no proof of either existance of such a sculptor anywhere in the records.
One can find only the idol which is beautifully carved out of Krishna Shile(Black Stone), the idol is around 8.5 feet, the only idol to tall second after the Belur Channakeshava.
The Prabhavali, is richly decorated with Dashavathara's. One can see highly perforated designs with more envisage given to the details such as Asthra's, Clothing, Jewellery, Crown, etc.,
THE KARNATAKA ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND ARCH∆OLOGICAL SITES AND REMAINS ACT, 1961.
DIRECTORATE OF ARCHAEOLOGY & MUSEUMS, GOVERNMENT OF KARNATAKA, BANGALORE DIVISION.
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Ground Plan and Elevation
How to reach Kaidala
From Bangalore 75 kms
From DHQ Tumkur 5 kms
Near by Temples to visit
Near by temples in about 30 kms radial distance. Note : The actual road distance might vary please enquire locally. The temples are listed from South to North Direction.
Shivagange - Sri.Shivagange
Siddagange - Sri.Siddaganga
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