Doddagaddavalli is located about 14km ( 9 miles ) from Belur on the Hassan- Belur road. Take a left deviation at a village called Kalkere when you drive from Hassan to Belur. Kalkere appears about 12 km
Temple opens from sunrise to sunset. No admission fees. No camera fee.
The caretaker's home is in the village.
Location map of popular Hoysala Temples in Karnataka.
See Also : Lakshmidevi Temple at Doddagadavalli
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.