5 Popular Temples to Visit in Gokarna

Located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, Gokarna is one of the prominent places of pilgrimage in Karnataka and South India. The temple town is also well known for its pristine beaches and breathtaking landscapes. However, its reputation as a temple town stands for good reason. The name Gokarna means “Cow’s ear”, and it…

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Lesser-known Facts About Hoysala Temples- The New UNESCO Site

UNESCO recognized the ancient Hoysala temples in Karnataka as ‘World Heritage Sites’ on 18th September 2023 during the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee currently underway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The sacred ensemble of the Hoysalas consists of three temples from the 12-13th century CE, namely the Chennakeshava Temple in Belur, the Hoysaleshwara Temple…

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