The Hoysaleswara Temple at Halebidu name is associated with the Hoysala ruler Vishnuvardhana Hoysaleswara though the construction of the temple is attributed to the local influential trade guild of the city during 12th century CE.
Hoysaleswara temple is associated with the Saiva sect of Hinduism with Siva linga in the shrines. You can also see two majestically executed Nandi images facing the shrines.
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.