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PANCHAKUTA BASTYI (LATER Half of 10th century/ Jain)

During the9th-10th century , the jain West Ganga dynasty , ruled over the Mysore area. The Shravanabelagola and Kadambanahalli temples wrer built even before the Hoysala constructions. Kadambanahalli has some temples with very interesting shapes. As you enter you find two temples to the left and right facing ecahother. Staright ahead three shrines share a mandapa. Thus there are five temples altoghther called Pachkuta. Thirthankaras have been enshrined in all temples and there are pyramids towers on top of the shrine. They are south style with layers. This type of five-shrine temple is very rare. Outside there is another shrine called Shantinatha shrine. On the ceiling of the mandapa is the nine-block ceiling that is popular in this area. In the middle a thirthankara statue has been engraved and on the sides other gods are engraved.

Kambadah Nearest Attraction

Shimsha River
Shimsha is a river that flows in the state of Karnataka, India. It is one of the tributaries of the river Kaveri, which is one of the major rivers of South India. The river originates in the southern part of the Devarayanadurga hill in the Tumkur district of Karnataka and flows for about 221 km. before joining the river Kaveri....more
Kaggaladu Heronry Sanctuary
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Marconahalli Dam
A large minor irrigation project dam built in 1942 by the British.Markonahalli Dam is a dam built across the river Shimsha in the Kunigal Taluk of Tumkur district. It was built by Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the king of Mysore under the guidance of his Diwan, Sir M Visweswaraiah.Constructed across river Shimsha.....more