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Chennakeshava and Someshwara temple at Mosale.

Mosale is located about 10km ( 6 miles ) from Hassan on the Hassan - Mysore road. There are two Hoysala temples at Mosale one dedicated to Chennakeshava and another to Someshwara.

 

Hoysala temples at Mosale.
Hoysala temples at Mosale.
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Karnataka
Karnataka

Thanks to its many hundreds of years of history & heritage the state's tourist map includes old capitals, forts, palaces, monuments and more. Also Karnataka is home to many wildlife sanctuaries, waterfalls and mountains.

Popular Hoysala Temples
Popular Hoysala Temples

Hoysala Temples
Hoysala Temples

Chennakeshava Temple at Haranahalli
Chennakeshava Temple at Haranahalli

Bangalore to Belur
Bangalore to Belur

Lakshmidevi Temple at Doddagadavalli
Lakshmidevi Temple at Doddagadavalli

Distance to
Distance to

Hosaholalu
Hosaholalu

Koravangala
Koravangala

Soapstone sculptures
Soapstone sculptures

The beauty of the Hoysala templs , particularly its intricate carvings owes a lot to one material - Soapstone. Unlike granite, sandstone and marble used in the construction of most of India's ancient monuments, soapstone is softer with some peculiar properties that set it apar from the former materials. To give you an idea , the softer version of the soapstone can be carved even with your finger nail.

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