Road to Nuggehalli from Channarayapattna
Road to Nuggihalli
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Amruteshvara Temple at Amruthapura
Amruteshvara Temple at Amruthapura

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.

Mosale
Mosale

Lakkundi
Lakkundi

Popular Hoysala Temples
Popular Hoysala Temples

World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site

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Jog Falls
Jog Falls

Kukke Subhrimaniya
Kukke Subhrimaniya

Chennakeshava and Someshwara temple at Mosale.
Chennakeshava and Someshwara temple at Mosale.

Bangalore to Belur
Bangalore to Belur

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