Located on the banks of Tunga River, Sringeri is the place where Adi Shankara eastablished the first maṭha in 8th century CE. The ob-round shaped Vidyashankara temple (1342 AD) is a visually thrilling architectural design.
Vidyashankara temple at Sringeri
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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.