Pattadakal is a testament to the architectural prowess of the Chalukya dynasty. The city was earlier called Pattada Kisuvolal, which translates to ‘City of Crown Rubies’.
There are 10 major temples in Pattadakal, all dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temples contain elements of both South Indian (Dravidian) and North Indian (Nagara) styles of architecture. The timeless beauty and historical relevance of these temples saw them acquire the status of a world heritage site in 1987.
Four temples are constructed in the traditional Dravidian style of architecture, with another 4 temples containing elements of Nagara architecture. The remaining two temples are a confluence of both architectural styles.
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